Finnish Contributions to UNHCR
Finland is an important and reliable donor to UNHCR. In 2021, it was UNHCR’s 15th biggest government donor and 13th biggest donor per capita. Finland annually gives a large unearmarked contribution to UNHCR.
Key facts about Finland as a donor:
- In 2021, Finnish funding supported several situations to which UNHCR is responding, including the Syria situation, the Afghanistan situation, the coronavirus situation.
- In 2021, Finland provided UNHCR with USD 26.6 million, of which USD 8.4 million was unearmarked.
- Finland has a thematic funding focus on strengthening support to vulnerable groups in displacement situations, including persons with disabilities and specific needs, who are often rendered invisible in uprooted communities.
- During the Global Refugee Forum, Finland pledged to raise its level of humanitarian funding.
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Finnish funding allows UNHCR to provide support
Our Spokespersons Elisabeth Haslund explains about the situation in South Sudan and how support from Finland helps the people fleeing violence.
Read more about the impact of Finland’s contributions
One year on: Support from the Nordic and Baltic countries vital in helping displaced Ukrainians
Funding from the Nordic and Baltic countries has helped provide essential support to people displaced as a result of the war in Ukraine.
As snow falls on Chernihiv, a town north of Kyiv, families are finding solace in the warmth of their newly repaired homes
UNHCR’s shelter programme repairs homes damaged by airstrikes and shelling this year.
Providing water, food and shelter for people displaced on the Horn of Africa
Finland’s unearmarked funding allows UNHCR to respond to the worsening humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia.