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...



Posted on 10/01/2012 - 13:47


These villagers carry their belongings as they head towards the border with Uganda during an earlier exodus from North Kivu province.Credit: UNHCR/J.Akena

Central Emergency Response Fund helps Congolese refugees deliver babies safely.

Twenty-two-year-old Alice Furaha was five months’ pregnant when she fled her home in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo in May. This...



Posted on 10/01/2012 - 13:30
These villagers carry their belongings as they head towards the border with Uganda during an earlier exodus from North Kivu province.Credit: UNHCR/J.Akena Central Emergency Response Fund helps Congolese refugees deliver babies safely.

Twenty-two-year-old Alice Furaha was five months’ pregnant when she fled her home in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo in May. This year,...



Posted on 09/28/2012 - 12:21


Lesotho's cereal production this year was just a third of the average for the last 10 years. A combination of floods, droughts and early frost destroyed the crops. Credit: OCHA

More than one third of people in the southern African country face food shortages.

United Nations agencies and humanitarian partners launched an appeal today (28 September) for US$38.9 million to...



Posted on 09/28/2012 - 12:12
Lesotho's cereal production this year was just a third of the average for the last 10 years. A combination of floods, droughts and early frost destroyed the crops. Credit: OCHA More than one third of people in the southern African country face food shortages.

United Nations agencies and humanitarian partners launched an appeal today (28 September) for US$38.9 million to respond to the food...