CERF provides $2 million for flood-affected people in DPRK
22 August 2012: Torrential rainfall in July and August in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has triggered severe flooding that has left over 212,000 people homeless, more than 169 people dead and 400 missing, according to the Government.
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.
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.
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.
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.