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.

Republic of the Sudan 2012

24 Apr 2012

CERF provides more than US$2.5 million in response to yellow fever outbreak in Darfur


26 November 2012: In October, yellow fever outbreaks were reported in seven localities in Central and South Darfur. An estimated 3.8 million people are at risk of infection.

Gambia 2012

24 Apr 2012

CERF provides $4.8 million in response to food insecurity and malnutrition in The Gambia

28 March 2012: The 2011-2012 cropping season in The Gambia experienced a significant decline due to late and unevenly distributed rainfall, with crop production estimated to drop by 62 per cent compared to the previous season.

Senegal 2012

24 Apr 2012

CERF provides $7 million in response to food assistance in Senegal

11 April 2012: The Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has given US$7 million to four UN agencies to provide emergency food aid for most food insecure people in Senegal.

Mali 2012

24 Apr 2012

CERF gives $7 million to help people affected by conflict in Mali

24 July 2012: The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has given US$6,896,415 to humanitarian partners in Mali to aid conflict-affected people.

Niger 2012

23 Apr 2012

CERF gives $1 million in response to cholera in Niger

9 October 2012: Heavy rains and an above-normal increase in the water level of the Niger river have led to flooding across Niger, affecting more than half a million people.

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