CERF provides $8.5 million for Yemen humanitarian response
22 July 2011: Civil unrest in Yemen led the Emergency Relief Coordinator to allocate $8.5 million to support the humanitarian response in July. As ongoing unrest escalated into open conflict there was widespread displacement of the civilian population. The crisis disrupted basic social services and caused dramatic increases in essential commodity prices, putting additional strain on an already vulnerable population.
CERF provides grant of $2.6 million for UN agencies in Syria
22 November 2011: Following the eruption of protests in March 2011, United Nations agencies began to adapt ongoing programme activities to respond to civil unrest in the country.
CERF allocated $3 million for approximately 34,000 beneficiaries in need of emergency assistance in the Islamic Republic of Iran
CERF allocates $4 million in response to humanitarian needs in the West Bank and Gaza
CERF allocates $17.6 million in Pakistan
10 October 2011: The Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has allocated US$17.6 million to provide water, food, shelter and healthcare to thousands of families devastated by floods in Pakistan.
CERF gives $6 million to UN agencies in Syria
CERF provides US$9.9 million for flood-affected people in Pakistan
25 October 2012: According to Government estimates, almost 5 million people have been affected by the 2012 flooding in southern Pakistan.