The Global Humanitarian Overview (GHO), released on December 4, 2018, announced funding requirements of $ 21.9 billion for 21 Humanitarian Response Plans (HRP) and the Regional Response Plan for Refugees and Venezuelan migrants (RMRP). At the end of March, mainly due to the release of HRP from Syria requiring $ 3.32 billion, the requirements had reached $ 25.11 billion. This month, the increase in requirements for the revised Zimbabwe Flash Appeal (following the Cyclone Idai), from $ 233.8 million to $ 293.9 million, brings the total requirements to April 30, to 25 , $ 17 billion.
The financial requirements for the recently released Humanitarian Response Plans of Burundi and Iraq correspond to what was anticipated in the overview of the humanitarian situation. At the end of April, the number of people in need in 55 countries is estimated at 140.8 million. The humanitarian needs of Burundi and Iraq were already anticipated in this year's Overview of the World Humanitarian Situation.
Plans are to provide assistance to 105.7 million people.