CERF Stories
06/27/2016 - 11:57
  (New York/Abuja, 27 June 2016):  United Nations humanitarian chief Stephen O’Brien has released US$13 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to provide life-saving assistance to 250,000 people in areas of north-east Nigeria that have just...
06/27/2016 - 11:50
  In 2015, CERF allocated nearly US$470 million in humanitarian assistance for helping front line partners on the ground kick-start or reinforces emergency activities in 45 countries. CERF raised $409 million with the support from 59 member states. The need...
06/20/2016 - 13:22
  (New York, 20 June 2016):  United Nations humanitarian chief Stephen O’Brien has today released US$15 million from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to provide urgent life-saving assistance for people affected by the recent fighting and...
06/09/2016 - 14:39
  From 15 to 22 May, Tropical Storm Roanu battered Sri Lanka, triggering floods and landslides across the country.  Impacting 22 of Sri Lanka’s 25 districts, the storm caused the worst flooding in the country in 25 years. Homes were destroyed and entire...
05/23/2016 - 13:18
  A decade ago, 32 million people were in need of urgent humanitarian assistance - today that number is over 125 million. Prolonged conflicts have displaced millions and more intense natural disasters are having a greater impact on people’s livelihoods....

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