CERF Stories
01/17/2017 - 13:51
“My child is able to speak to me for the first time since the last 8 hours.” CERF funds help International Organization for Migration (IOM) to provide emergency primary healthcare in Puntland and Somaliland. Nimco’s two-year old son was suffering from acute...
12/13/2016 - 21:59
Today CERF hosted its High-Level pledging conference for 2017. Thirty-three donors pledged almost US$273 million to the Fund to support urgent aid whenever and wherever crises hit. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon opened the conference. “I am proud to have...
11/01/2016 - 18:03
  The Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) is the UN’s global fund that kickstarts humanitarian action anytime, anywhere. On average, each year, CERF grants help humanitarian partners deliver critical healthcare to over 20 million people; food assistance to...
09/29/2016 - 15:50
  When the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan came under attack in October 2015, more than 14 health workers died and medical facilities were severely damaged.  Basic health care services were disrupted and patients in need of...
09/21/2016 - 15:31
  The report describes the activities of the Central Emergency Response Fund from 1 January to 31 December 2015 and concludes that “the Fund has continued to demonstrate its value in funding timely, targeted and reliable life-saving assistance to people in...

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