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...



Posted on 03/02/2012 - 01:01
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 Democratic Republic...



Posted on 01/25/2012 - 15:26


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...



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...