Afghanistan 2012

13 Aug 2012

CERF gives $3 million to Afghanistan 

 

With humanitarian needs increasing, CERF allocated some US$55 million for the second underfunded emergencies window in August 2012 to bolster operations in eight neglected humanitarian emergencies.

Allocations for Afghanistan, Cameroon, Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Ethiopia, Madagascar, Sri Lanka and Sudan bring the total amount provided by CERF for underfunded emergencies this year to more than $158 million.

Sri Lanka 2012

13 Aug 2012

CERF provides $2 million to Sri Lanka

With humanitarian needs increasing, CERF allocated some US$55 million for the second underfunded emergencies window in August 2012 to bolster operations in eight neglected humanitarian emergencies.

Madagascar 2012

13 Aug 2012

CERF gives $2 million to Madagascar

With humanitarian needs increasing, CERF allocated some US$55 million for the second underfunded emergencies window in August 2012 to bolster operations in eight neglected humanitarian emergencies.

Beyoncé joins global aid organizations to highlight World Humanitarian Day, 19 August 2012

2 Aug 2012
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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.

Paraguay 2012

19 Jul 2012

CERF gives $2.6 million to UN partners for flood-affected people in Paraguay

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.

Rwanda 2012

2 Jul 2012

CERF provides $3 million in life-saving support for Congolese refugees in Rwanda

11 June 2012: Thousands of people have been forced to flee their homes and remain internally displaced, or
have sought refuge in neighbouring Rwanda and Uganda, as a result of intense fighting between Congolese

Uganda 2012

11 Jun 2012

CERF provides $7 million to aid Congolese refugees in Uganda

13 July 2012: The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has provided US$6,887,544 to six UN agencies and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in response to an influx of over 30,000 refugees fleeing fighting in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). 

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