CERF provides US$6 million to Haiti
The Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) allocated some US$100 million for the first underfunded emergencies window in January 2013 to boost humanitarian operations in 12 neglected humanitarian emergencies.
2 August 2012, New York: International star Beyoncé, the United Nations and humanitarian aid organizations are launching a global campaign today to shine a spotlight on humanitarian work and encourage people around the world to get involved by doing something good for others.
World Humanitarian Day is a global day to celebrate humanity and the spirit of people helping people.
CERF allocates $10.3 million in response to a cholera outbreak in Haiti
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.
CERF provides US$4 million for storm-affected people in Haiti
11 December 2012: Hurricane Sandy hit Haiti on 23 October and brought three consecutive days of heavy rain and severe flooding. The storm caused several deaths and damaged homes and public infrastructure. As a result, the Government of Haiti declared a state of emergency on 30 October.