CERF Stories
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...
09/19/2016 - 16:05
  (New York, 19 September 2016) – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of eight new members of the Advisory Group of the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF), the UN’s global emergency response fund. The Advisory...

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