Bangladesh: Delivering emergency care to the most vulnerable

23 Jul 2014
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Funding from the OCHA-managed Central Emergency Response Fund has provided health care to tens of thousands of people in one of Bangladesh├óÔé¼Ôäós least developed districts

Five-year old Ehsam (not his real name) had suffered from a debilitating inguinal hernia since he was six months old. Funding from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) helped get him the life-saving treatment he needed.

Bangladesh 2013

CERF allocates $2 million to Bangladesh

 

The Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has allocated an unprecedented US$175 million to neglected emergencies in 2013. Twelve humanitarian emergencies received some $100 million in the first underfunded emergencies round in January 2013. Another thirteen hidden emergencies were provided some $75 million through the second underfunded emergencies round in July 2013.

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