Posted on 04/20/2015 - 14:36
During the first quarter of 2015, CERF supported life-saving humanitarian aid operations in 17 countries with allocations totalling US$103.4 million.   The Emergency Relief Coordinator (ERC) allocated $17.6 million from CERF’s Rapid-Response Window for emergencies in five countries this quarter. These grants included $10.9 million in support of thousands of families displaced by...


Posted on 04/02/2015 - 12:56

With support from the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF), the World Food Programme (WFP) has begun its first food voucher programme in the Central African Republic (CAR) to assist more than 100,000 people affected by the conflict.

CAR has endured more than two years civil war and sectarian violence. Some 2.7 million people – over half of CAR’s...



Posted on 03/24/2015 - 16:08

United Nations humanitarian chief Valerie Amos has approved US$28 million from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to support life-saving relief work for people fleeing violence in Nigeria.

More than 1.2 million Nigerians have been driven from their homes as a result of Boko Haram-related violence which escalated dramatically since the start of 2015. Over 150,000 people...



Posted on 03/18/2015 - 13:38

With support from the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF), the World Health Organization (WHO) has delivered a shipment of urgently needed medicine and medical supplies for hundreds of thousands of Libyans caught in the midst of the crisis.

Libya has faced deepening civil unrest and conflict since February 2011. Aid agencies estimate that 400,000 people have...



Posted on 03/16/2015 - 15:04

Almost 1 million people have been displaced by fighting in Ukraine since April 2014. The United Nations Central Emergency Fund (CERF) allocated almost US$4 million to help humanitarian partners provide life-saving assistance for thousands of people fleeing the violence.

Manfred Profazi, Chief of Mission for the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Ukraine, said the...