Grant Announcements

On 10 July, the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) provided US$1.7 million for the provision of water and food to drought-stricken communities in Sri Lanka. The failed annual northeast monsoon, which runs from December to February and supplies water for Sri Lanka...



  On 10 July 2014, the Emergency Relief Coordinator allocated US$ 1.5 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to help humanitarian partners in Somalia respond to a deadly measles outbreak. The CERF funds will allow the World Health Organization (...



  20 February 2014: Hostilities between the Government and opposition groups in South Sudan have forced tens of thousands of people to seek refuge in neighbouring countries, including Kenya. UN agencies expect that by the end of March 2014, 20,000 South Sudanese...



11 February 2014: Since December 2013, tens of thousands of people have fled violent conflict between government forces, Islamic militants and tribal groups in Anbar Province in western Iraq. UN agencies estimate that 180,000 people are in dire need of assistance. On...



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...