Posted on 03/19/2012 - 18:27


Canan Akyil sweeping outside of her UNHCR tent funded by CERF in Van, Turkey, Credit: UN CERF

Central Emergency Response Fund helps provide shelter to about 20,000 people affected by the 2011 earthquake in south-east Turkey.

It is a quiet afternoon in Selimbey, one of the many deserted districts in the outskirts of Van in south-east Turkey, which is still recovering from...



Posted on 03/19/2012 - 18:05
Canan Akyil sweeping outside of her UNHCR tent funded by CERF in Van, Turkey, Credit: UN CERF Central Emergency Response Fund helps provide shelter to about 20,000 people affected by the 2011 earthquake in south-east Turkey.

It is a quiet afternoon in Selimbey, one of the many deserted districts in the outskirts of Van in south-east Turkey, which is still recovering from a 7.2-magnitude...



Posted on 03/13/2012 - 18:18


Chad, 2012: Three-year-old Abdou is examined by health workers at a UNICEF-supported clinic near Bol. Credit: UNICEF

Central Emergency Response Fund helps save children’s lives in drought-affected Sahel

At a medical clinic outside Bol, in Chad’s Lac Region, Adama Abdulai’s three-year-old son, Abdou, is being treated for severe acute malnutrition. Abdou weighs about the...



Posted on 03/13/2012 - 18:15
Chad, 2012: Three-year-old Abdou is examined by health workers at a UNICEF-supported clinic near Bol. Credit: UNICEF Central Emergency Response Fund helps save children’s lives in drought-affected Sahel

At a medical clinic outside Bol, in Chad’s Lac Region, Adama Abdulai’s three-year-old son, Abdou, is being treated for severe acute malnutrition. Abdou weighs about the same as...



Posted on 03/02/2012 - 01:08


January 2012, Ntoto, North Kivu, DRC: Woman and children who sought refuge in a school after fleeing fighting between the Forces de Défense pour la Libération du Rwanda (FDLR) and Forces de Défense Congolaise (FDC). Credit: Sylvain Liechti/ MONUSCO

“With a little bit more money and coordination, we can save more lives,” says Humanitarian Coordinator Fidèle Sarassoro

The...