Posted on 01/23/2013 - 14:41


Aid agencies continue to treat malnourished children in mobile clinics in northern Yemen. Credit: Yemen Humanitarian Communication Network

UN allocates emergency funding to boost operations in 12 poorly-funded emergencies.

The UN humanitarian chief has announced the allocation of some US$100 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to provide life-saving...



Posted on 01/23/2013 - 14:37
Aid agencies continue to treat malnourished children in mobile clinics in northern Yemen. Credit: Yemen Humanitarian Communication Network UN allocates emergency funding to boost operations in 12 poorly-funded emergencies.

The UN humanitarian chief has announced the allocation of some US$100 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to provide life-saving aid to people in 12...



Posted on 01/16/2013 - 14:25


School feeding programme in Malawi. Credit: WFP

Nearly 2 million Malawians, including 300,000 children, do not have enough to eat.

The Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has allocated US$3.2 million to UN agencies and humanitarian partners to help nearly 2 million people who are facing food insecurity in Malawi. Chronic poverty, dry weather, poor harvests and rising...



Posted on 01/16/2013 - 14:18

School feeding programme in Malawi. Credit: WFP Nearly 2 million Malawians, including 300,000 children, do not have enough to eat.

The Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has allocated US$3.2 million to UN agencies and humanitarian partners to help nearly 2 million people who are facing food insecurity in Malawi. Chronic poverty, dry weather, poor harvests and rising food prices...



Posted on 12/28/2012 - 13:22

Hurricane Sandy hit Cuba and Haiti hard when it passed through the two countries in late October causing deaths and destroying infrastructure, agricultural land and in many cases worsening the food security, health, financial and nutrition situation for many vulnerable groups.

Sustained winds reached upwards of 200 km/h as Sandy lashed Santiago de Cuba and Holguin—Cuba’s...