Posted on 10/23/2012 - 16:37


Family affected by the floods in Jaffarabad and Nasirabad districts in Balochistan. Credit: OCHA

Central Emergency Response Fund allocates $9.9 million to help millions of people who have lost their homes.

The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has allocated US$9.9 million to help flood-hit communities in Pakistan’s Balochistan, Punjab and Sindh...



Posted on 10/23/2012 - 16:31
Family affected by the floods in Jaffarabad and Nasirabad districts in Balochistan. Credit: OCHA Central Emergency Response Fund allocates $9.9 million to help millions of people who have lost their homes.

The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has allocated US$9.9 million to help flood-hit communities in Pakistan’s Balochistan, Punjab and Sindh Provinces. Since...



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...