Posted on 08/17/2012 - 13:13
Selioua Muhammad, 25, sits inside her rooftop shelter in an occupied school in Sheik Othman in Aden, Yemen on February 28, 2012. Muhammad fled her home in Abyan in June 2011 and has lived at the school as an IDP since then. Credit: IRIN/Lindsay Mackenzie US$8.5 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund helps thousands of Yemenis affected by conflict.

The Abyan Governorate in south...



Posted on 08/15/2012 - 16:16

15 August 2012, New York: Since its inception, CERF has committed $2.6 billion in 86 countries and territories. Check out some of the highlights in this edition:

$55 Million Allocated in the Second Underfunded Round

Some US$55 million from the Fund was allocated by the the Under-Secretary-General and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Valerie Amos in July to bolster humanitarian...



Posted on 08/07/2012 - 11:51


Aisha with her new baby, Rawan. Credit: UNFPA/Syria

Emergency humanitarian funds are providing urgently needed health services to families affected by the conflict.

Like thousands of people in Damascus, the Syrian capital, Abdulahadi, Aisha and their four children fled their home when their neighbourhood came under intense bombardment. Without proper access to medical...



Posted on 08/07/2012 - 11:41
Aisha with her new baby, Rawan. Credit: UNFPA/Syria Emergency humanitarian funds are providing urgently needed health services to families affected by the conflict.

Like thousands of people in Damascus, the Syrian capital, Abdulahadi, Aisha and their four children fled their home when their neighbourhood came under intense bombardment. Without proper access to medical services, Aisha, who...



Posted on 08/02/2012 - 11:10

2 August 2012, New York:  International star Beyoncé, the United Nations and humanitarian aid organizations are launching a global campaign today to shine a spotlight on humanitarian work and encourage people around the world to get involved by doing something good for others. 

World Humanitarian Day is a global day to celebrate humanity and the spirit of people...