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...



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...