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Iceland as a Donor

Icelandic contributions to UNHCR

Iceland is a reliable donor and partner to UNHCR. In 2022, Iceland more than doubled its funding to UNHCR, making it our 7th biggest donor per capita. 

Facts about Iceland as a donor:

  • In 2022, Iceland’s total contribution to UNHCR amounted to approximately USD 4.2 million.
  • Of the total 2022 contribution, USD 1.1 million went towards UNHCR’s response to the Ukraine situation.
  • Iceland also provided support for UNHCR’s Afghanistan response and for the Sahel situation.
  • Iceland has also provided consistent support for UNHCR efforts in Syria.

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Iceland generously funds UNHCR with USD 2.4 million.

Iceland generously funds UNHCR with USD 2.4 million.

Iceland has increased its support to UNHCR’s response to the Syria crisis considerably, showing great solidarity with refugees and internally displaced people. The USD 2.4 million contribution is the highest ever to UNHCR by Iceland.