Posted on 12/16/2011 - 20:48
CERF High Level Conference, 16 December 2011 Over 40 donors will help the UN’s humanitarian fund continue providing life-saving aid to millions affected by natural disasters and crises.

More than 40 donors today pledged US$375 million to the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) contributing to a $16 million increase in pledges for next year.   

Since its launch in...



Posted on 12/16/2011 - 18:40


Sisters displaced by the devastating floods in Pakistan’s Sindh Province in 2011. Credit: UNHCR/S. Phelps

The annual pledging conference of one of the world’s largest source of humanitarian funding opens today.

The annual Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) pledging conference opened today at the UN headquarters in New York.

Since its launch in 2006, CERF,...



Posted on 12/16/2011 - 08:36
Sisters displaced by the devastating floods in Pakistan’s Sindh Province in 2011. Credit: UNHCR/S. Phelps The annual pledging conference of one of the world’s largest source of humanitarian funding opens today.

The annual Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) pledging conference opened today at the UN headquarters in New York.

Since its launch in 2006, CERF, which has an annual...



Posted on 12/15/2011 - 20:52


CERF High Level Conference, 16 December 2011

Over 40 donors will help the UN’s humanitarian fund continue providing life-saving aid to millions affected by natural disasters and crises.

More than 40 donors today pledged US$375 million to the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) contributing to a $16 million increase in pledges for next year.   

Since its...



Posted on 11/16/2011 - 12:06


Thousands of animals have perished because of drought in Somalia. Credit: IRIN/Mohamed Gaarane

housands of animals have perished because of drought in Somalia. Credit: IRIN/Mohamed Gaarane

The dark clouds of the seasonal gu rains may be on the horizon earlier than expected, but for many people in the village of Docol it’s already too late.

Like other pastoralists...