Posted on 11/11/2013 - 16:41

8 November 2013: CERF allocates US$1,503,614 to stem locust outbreak in Kenya. More information will come soon.



Posted on 11/11/2013 - 13:56
10 Nov 2013, Tacloban City, Philippines: A group of people line up at an aid distribution in Tacloban City, Leyte Province - one of the areas worst affected by Typhoon Haiyan. An estimated 9.8 million people are now believed to have been affected by the story. Credit: WFP/Krishna Krishnamurthy 9.8 million people are now believed to have been affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan as relief and rescue...


Posted on 11/08/2013 - 11:37

25 October 2013: Since August, more than 65,500 houses have been either totally destroyed or partially damaged by heavy rains in the Republic of the Sudan. The floods have caused the deaths of 93 people and injured another 85. In total, around 340,000 people have been affected by the heavy rains and flooding. With severe damage to both shelter and infrastructure, the affected people are at...



Posted on 11/06/2013 - 10:25

DAKAR, 6 November 2013 (IRIN) - In 2010, prominent UK-based international NGOs joined forces to manage an emergency rapid response fund (ERF), which aimed to provide quicker, more cost-effective, impartial aid directly to local NGOs. The results of this effort were irrefutably positive. But since then, donors have been slow to commit further funding. Given this, can the Start Fund herald a new...



Posted on 10/30/2013 - 16:47

29 April 2013: Since June 2012, an inter-communal conflict has taken place in Rakhine state in Myanmar, causing the internal displacement of some 140,000 people. The internally displaced persons (IDPs) live in IDP camps across the nine townships (Kyauktaw, Kyauk Phyu, Minbya, Mrauk-U, Myebon, Pauktaw, Ramree, Rathedaung and Sittwe) in Rakhine state.

With the monsoon season fast...