CERF allocates $75 million to boost humanitarian operations in the Sahel and Horn of Africa

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The UN Emergency Relief Coordinator (ERC), Valerie Amos, has allocated US$75 million from CERF to support 11 countries in two regions where humanitarian needs are high but financial support is low: West Africa’s Sahel and the Horn of Africa.

With this regional approach, CERF aims to help relief agencies address the complex and interlinked regional consequences of violent conflict, mass displacement of people and deepening food insecurity.

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LISA DOUGHTEN, CHIEF OF THE CERF SECRETARIAT, EXPLAINS UNDERFUNDED ROUND TWO – LISTEN HERE
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