CERF releases funds to Colombia through the Underfunded Emergencies window
24 July 2012: Heavy rainfall near the border of Argentina and Chaco Central has caused flooding and devastation in Paraguay. The flooding has isolated entire communities in scattered and marginalized hamlets, where vulnerability to food insecurity is high.
10 January 2011: In response to the most severe cholera outbreak in the country’s history, CERF has allocated $10.3 million for humanitarian response in Haiti.
4 November 2011: Following several days of intermittent rain due to a hurricane, a low-pressure system northeast of Guatemala developed into Tropical Depression E-12.
2 November 2011: The arrival of Tropical Depression 12E in El Salvador on 7 October 2011 brought unprecedented heavy rainfall to the Central American nation, particularly along the coastline and the volcanic chain in the east and center of the country.
In 2011, an estimated 35 million people benefited from CERF underfunded emergency allocations in 20 countries and territories.
Over $144 million was disbursed to 185 UN projects in countries with unmet needs.