Posted on 04/04/2012 - 20:11
An elderly woman makes her way through the flooded streets of Cordoba, Colombia. Credit: Julián Arango for CERF/OCHA Women in Colombia are taking steps to protect themselves from sexual and gender-based violence, with support from OCHA’s Central Emergency Response Fund.

Some 180 women from communities affected by flooding and armed violence in Colombia’s Córdoba department...



Posted on 04/02/2012 - 23:39


New tents have been constructed in Jalozai Camp to accommodate the new arrivals from Khyber Agency. Credit: UNHCR/ T. Irwin

UN agencies offer support to massive influx of displaced people from Khyber Agency.

UN agencies and humanitarian partners are providing aid to a sudden influx of some 123,000 displaced people who have arrived at Jalozai Camp and the surrounding area...



Posted on 04/02/2012 - 23:37
New tents have been constructed in Jalozai Camp to accommodate the new arrivals from Khyber Agency. Credit: UNHCR/ T. Irwin UN agencies offer support to massive influx of displaced people from Khyber Agency.

UN agencies and humanitarian partners are providing aid to a sudden influx of some 123,000 displaced people who have arrived at Jalozai Camp and the surrounding area in Nowshera, north...



Posted on 03/27/2012 - 21:10


CERF funding will support a measles immunization programme to protect millions of vulnerable children in Yemen. Credit: UNICEF

As measles threatens to become the leading killer of children in Yemen, CERF provides US$5 million for a national immunization campaign.

The UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has allocated almost US$5 million to support a national...



Posted on 03/27/2012 - 20:59
CERF funding will support a measles immunization programme to protect millions of vulnerable children in Yemen. Credit: UNICEF As measles threatens to become the leading killer of children in Yemen, CERF provides US$5 million for a national immunization campaign.

The UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has allocated almost US$5 million to support a national immunization campaign to...