Posted on 10/19/2012 - 15:57


June, 2012: A farmers in Lesotho who participated in FAO's pilot programme to strengthen farmers’ capacity to adapt to climate change. Credit: IRIN/Mujahid Safodien

UN deputy humanitarian chief says preparedness is key to ending chronic poverty.

UN deputy humanitarian chief Catherine Bragg wrapped up her five-day visit to southern Africa today with a call for regional...



Posted on 10/19/2012 - 15:51
June, 2012: A farmers in Lesotho who participated in FAO's pilot programme to strengthen farmers’ capacity to adapt to climate change. Credit: IRIN/Mujahid Safodien UN deputy humanitarian chief says preparedness is key to ending chronic poverty.

UN deputy humanitarian chief Catherine Bragg wrapped up her five-day visit to southern Africa today with a call for regional Governments and...



Posted on 10/17/2012 - 14:20


Women queue up to receive medical treatment at the Kassab camp in north Darfur. Some of the CERF allocation will go towards providing health services, including pre-natal and maternal care. Credit: UNAMID

A funding of $14 million to meet people’s basic needs in ongoing crisis.

The United Nations (UN) Emergency Relief Coordinator, Valerie Amos, has allocated US$14 million...



Posted on 10/17/2012 - 14:07
Women queue up to receive medical treatment at the Kassab camp in north Darfur. Some of the CERF allocation will go towards providing health services, including pre-natal and maternal care. Credit: UNAMID A funding of $14 million to meet people’s basic needs in ongoing crisis.

The United Nations (UN) Emergency Relief Coordinator, Valerie Amos, has allocated US$14 million from the Central...



Posted on 10/10/2012 - 10:14

10 October 2012, New York: The CERF Quarterly Update has been launched. The highlights in this edition include:

• $30 Million Allocated to Syria

CERF has responded to the Syrian crisis with a total of $30 million in 2012 – most recently with $16 million to FAO, UNICEF, UNRWA, UNHCR, WFP, UNFPA, IOM and WHO to enable a scaled-up response through provision of life...