CERF Stories
06/29/2015 - 12:36
The World Health Organization’s (WHO) response to the crisis in Yemen has been bolstered by an injection of US$ 8 million from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF). This is the largest single allocation from CERF to WHO to date, and will be used for...
06/18/2015 - 08:29
More than 70,000 people, many of them children, have fled Burundi since political violence and civil unrest broke out in the capital Bujumbura in April of 2015. A US$15 million allocation from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) is helping relief...
06/18/2015 - 08:28
United Nations humanitarian chief Stephen O’Brien held a lively debate on the future of the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) with representatives of the humanitarian community at the UN Economic and Social Council’s (ECOSOC) three-day Humanitarian...
06/18/2015 - 08:20
During 2014, the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) was a critical part of the humanitarian response to almost every major crisis.   The CERF Annual Report 2014 explains how the Fund made sure money went to the right life-saving programmes at the...
06/03/2015 - 17:15
The CERF Advisory Group (AG), which provides the UN Secretary-General with policy guidance on the use and impact of CERF, held its first meeting on 28 and 29 May in Geneva. The meeting was hosted by the Swiss Government and the Deputy Emergency Relief...

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