Finnish Contributions to UNHCR
Finland is an important and reliable donor to UNHCR. In 2022, Finland was UNHCR’s 18th biggest government donor with USD 27.5 million, of which USD 8.2 million was unearmarked. Finland annually gives a large unearmarked contribution to UNHCR
Facts about Finland as a donor:
- In 2022, Finland provided USD 5.9 million to UNHCR’s response to the Ukraine situation.
- In 2022, Finnish funding supported several situations to which UNHCR is responding, including the Myanmar situation, the Sahel situation, and the Syria situation.
- In 2022, Finland was UNHCR’s 14th biggest donor per capita.
- 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.
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Finnish funding allows UNHCR to provide support
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Strong and timely support to UNHCR has helped millions of displaced Ukrainians
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