Rwanda 2012

2 Jul 2012

CERF provides $3 million in life-saving support for Congolese refugees in Rwanda

11 June 2012: Thousands of people have been forced to flee their homes and remain internally displaced, or
have sought refuge in neighbouring Rwanda and Uganda, as a result of intense fighting between Congolese

Uganda 2012

11 Jun 2012

CERF provides $7 million to aid Congolese refugees in Uganda

13 July 2012: The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has provided US$6,887,544 to six UN agencies and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in response to an influx of over 30,000 refugees fleeing fighting in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). 

Comoros 2012

9 May 2012

CERF gives $2.5 million for flood-affected people in Comoros

14 May 2012: In March and April 2012, Comoros was hit by severe flooding associated with heavy rainfall throughout the territory. The floodwaters cut off access to affected communities and destroyed roads and other infrastructure making the delivery of humanitarian aid difficult.

Ethiopia 2012

24 Apr 2012

Meningitis outbreak in Ethiopia supported with $2.9 million from the CERF

30 March 2012: The Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) provided US$2.9 million to the World Health Organization (WHO) to reduce deaths and illness due to a meningitis outbreak in Ethiopia.

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