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Horn of Africa: Top 30 donors to the food crisis

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NAIROBI, 26 July 2011 (IRIN) - After several appeals by the UN and other aid agencies, the international community is rallying to feed an estimated 11.6 million people facing starvation in the Horn of Africa.

According to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, about US$1.1 billion has been committed, while the gap in funding stands at about $1 billion.

Below is a list of the top contributors to humanitarian funding in 2011 in Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia; the figures in brackets indicate additional pledges that have not yet been committed as of 26 July:

  1. United States - $448,017,213 ($46,704,961)
  2. European Commission - $167,237,380 ($8,111,588)
  3. Japan - $90,386,480
  4. UN Central Emergency Response Fund - $86,298,912 ($11 million)
  5. United Kingdom - $65,334,968 ($122,734,183)
  6. Canada - $26,050,674 ($3,902,440)
  7. Denmark - $22,754,682
  8. Sweden - $20,175,100
  9. Norway - $22,187,271
  10. Brazil - $22,095,646
  11. The Netherlands - $13,635,563
  12. Germany - $13,159,162
  13. Spain - $12,194,066 ($4,977,729)
  14. Switzerland - $10,767,113 ($572,738)
  15. Finland - $7,701,130
  16. Australia - $7,455,698 ($47,169,811)
  17. France - $5,564,352 ($1,353,276)
  18. Ireland - $4,852,895 ($569,801)
  19. Italy - $3,012,512 ($1,430,615)
  20. United Arab Emirates - $1,927,649
  21. Sudan - $1,788,000
  22. Islamic Development Bank - $1 million
  23. Russian Federation - $1 million
  24. New Zealand - $762,777
  25. Saudi Arabia - $738,487
  26. African Development Bank - $507,898
  27. Luxembourg - $276,578
  28. South Africa - $146,199
  29. Czech Republic - $112,676
  30. Estonia - $42,254

Source: UNOCHA Financial Tacking Service [ http://fts.unocha.org ]

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