Posted on 01/25/2012 - 15:20
Children play near a site for displaced families at Goz Baida, eastern Chad. Chad will receive US$8 million this year for its ongoing humanitarian crisis. Credit: IRIN Millions need help in places that have fallen out of headlines, warns humanitarian chief Valerie Amos

The UN has allocated US$104 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to bolster aid operations in 13 of the...



Posted on 01/04/2012 - 17:06


December 2011: Cyprienne and her father, Nestor, with their extended family outside of their home near the Liberian border. In December 2010, inhabitants fled their homes during post-election violence. Credit: OCHA/Laura Burke

A year after electoral violence threatened to tear the country apart, the UN’s Central Emergency Response Fund is bringing people back together.

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Posted on 01/04/2012 - 16:29
December 2011: Cyprienne and her father, Nestor, with their extended family outside of their home near the Liberian border. In December 2010, inhabitants fled their homes during post-election violence. Credit: OCHA/Laura Burke A year after electoral violence threatened to tear the country apart, the UN’s Central Emergency Response Fund is bringing people back together.

When Nestor...



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,...