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Posted on 07/23/2014 - 09:08
An IOM volunteer shares information about preventative healthcare, safe sanitation and hygiene practices, and the availability of free medical consultations. Credit: IOM Funding from the OCHA-managed Central Emergency Response Fund has provided health care to tens of...



Posted on 06/25/2014 - 16:19
2013 was another busy year for the humanitarian community and for the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF). In 2013, $482 million in CERF funds supported aid agencies responding to crises in 45 countries. Two thirds of that total, some $307 million, kick-started...



Posted on 04/29/2014 - 08:24
  Thousands of families that fled fighting in Zamboanga City in September 2013 are still living in makeshift shelters and tents in overcrowded spaces. Credit: OCHA/Russell Geekie Thousands of families that fled fighting in Zamboanga City in September...



Posted on 04/21/2014 - 11:41
2013, Chiradzulu, Malawi: A food distribution in Chiradzulu in southern Malawi. An estimated 1.8 million Malawians were affected by food insecurity in late 2013. Funding from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund helped aid groups respond. Credit: OCHA A timely...



Posted on 04/11/2014 - 17:38
(New York, 11 April 2014): The United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator (ERC), Valerie Amos, has allocated US$15 million to support the most critical life-saving aid operations in South Sudan. This is the second allocation from the Central Emergency Response Fund (...