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Crisis Briefing: Humanitarian funding analysis: Storms, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, 17 October 2016

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  • According to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)’s Financial Tracking Service (FTS), donors have committed/contributed US$414.4 million of humanitarian assistance to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) since the beginning of 2016.

  • The UN-coordinated appeal for DRC requests US$690 million. It is currently 53% funded at US$365.2 million.

  • The US is currently the largest donor this year, having committed/contributed US$143.1 million.

Recent humanitarian funding to the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Donors have committed/contributed US$414.4 million of humanitarian assistance to DRC since the start of 2016. Of this, the United States (US) has committed/contributed US$143.1 million (35% of the total), making it the largest donor so far this year. The EU institutions and the United Kingdom (UK) are the next largest humanitarian donors to DRC in 2016, committing/contributing US$58.8 million and US$40.4 million respectively. These three donors comprise 58% of total humanitarian funding to DRC in 2016.