Humanitarian Financing


The OCHA Regional Office for the Middle East and North Africa (ROMENA) tracks humanitarian funding flows in the region. These reflect contributions made to emergency funds and humanitarian efforts that are reported to the UN Financial Tracking Service (FTS - 

Strategic Humanitarian Response Plans and Appeals

Currently there are five common humanitarian appeals in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region: Afghanistan, Palestine, Iraq, Syria and Yemen.  The appeals in the Strategic Response Plans for these five countries amount to US$3.77 billion for 2014. The two largest appeals are the ones for Syria and Yemen, requesting US$2.28 billion and US$592 million respectively. An appeal of US$104 million for Iraq was launched in February 2014 following the deterioration of the security situation in Anbar Governorate.

In 2013, four appeals were made for Afghanistan, Palestine, Syria and Yemen for the value of US$ 2.98 billion. 






For more information on humanitarian financing, read our published Regional Humanitarian Bulletins.

Funding Updates
January-February 2014 [English - Arabic]
December 2013 [English - Arabic]


Humanitarian Bulletin and Regional Snapshot
Humanitarian Bulletin, September - October 2013 [English - Arabic]
Regional Snapshot, September - October 2013 [English - Arabic]
Humanitarian Bulletin, July - August 2013 [English - Arabic]
Regional Snapshot, July - August 2013 [English - Arabic]