Haiti 2012

24 Jan 2012

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.

Cote d'Ivoire 2012

24 Jan 2012

CERF gives nearly $1 million to help partners respond to cholera in Côte d'Ivoire

7 September 2012: The cholera epidemic that struck Côte d'Ivoire in May 2012 has spread to the capital, Abidjan. More than 240 new cases of cholera and 14 deaths have been confirmed in the country.

Myanmar 2012

24 Jan 2012

CERF provides US$5.3 million for conflict-affected people in Myanmar

26 November 2012: Violence erupted in Rakhine state, Myanmar, in June 2012 and resumed on 21 October. This latest outbreak of violence has directly affected people in the townships of Kyauk Phyu, Kyauktaw, Minbya, Mrauk U, Myebon, Pauktaw, Ramree and Rathedaung.

Mauritania 2012

24 Jan 2012

CERF allocates US$722,992 to prevent Rift Valley Fever outbreak in Mauritania

6 December 2012: In October 2012, an outbreak of Rift Valley Fever was reported in Mauritania. Within one month, 32 communities in 15 districts were affected. The most affected people have been in Tagant, Brakna, Assaba, Hodh Gharbi, Hodh Ech Chargui and Trarza regions.

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