CERF has allocated $602,426 for protection of refugees in Togo
5 October 2011: The Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has provided US$602,426 to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in response to the refugee crisis in Togo.
Returns to Southern Sudan supported with $10.5 million from the CERF
CERF provides $11.3 million for displaced population in South Sudan
CERF allocates $38 million for Somalia famine response
CERF provides $6 million to address food insecurity in Niger
30 November 2011: the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has allocated $6 million to three United Nations agencies to jump-start emergency interventions to address food insecurity in Niger.
The World Food Programme (WFP) has been allocated more than $3.3 million to save lives, reduce malnutrition and protect the livelihoods of vulnerable people, while the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has been provided $700,000 towards emergency assistance for vulnerable herders. An allocation of more than $1.9 million has been given to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to ensure adequate care for excess caseloads of severe acute malnutrition among children aged 6 to 59 months.
CERF funds will be used for cash transfer and food distribution for the most vulnerable populations. Funds will enable UN partners to purchase nutritional supplements to feed children under-five suffering from severe acute malnutrition. Animal feed will also be procured to save livestock, which is currently the main source of income for more than half of the population in Niger.
Through CERF supported interventions in Niger, more than 300,000 people in the country will benefit from United Nations activities supported by the CERF.
CERF allocates close to $ 1.2 million in response to severe flooding in Namibia
CERF allocates $1.3 million to mitigate cholera in the Congo
25 November 2011: The Central Emergency Response Fund has allocated more than $1.3 million to UNICEF and WHO in response to a cholera outbreak in the Congo.
CERF allocated nearly $1.5 million for approximately 13,000 beneficiaries in need of emergency assistance in Mozambique
CERF allocates $680,000 in response to Rift Valley Fever epidemic in Mauritania
14 February 2011: In response to the spreading Rift Valley Fever (RVF) epidemic affecting over 58,000 people in the country, CERF has allocated some $680,000 for humanitarian response in Mauritania.