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Posted on 03/06/2014 - 09:47
Tens of thousands of people in southern Darfur’s largest camp received improved access to health and nutrition services, thanks to a grant from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF.) In April 2013, 50,000 people fleeing inter-tribal violence poured into...



Posted on 03/03/2014 - 15:46
Towards the end of 2014, humanitarian partners in Guinea started reporting an upsurge of measles cases across the country. Highly contagious and a leading cause of death amoung children, measles outbreaks are common in Guinea. On 27 February, the Emergency Relief...



Posted on 02/28/2014 - 15:30
On 26 February 2014, the Emergency Relief Coordinator approved US$4.2 million from CERF to support people in Chad who have fled deepening violence in neighbouring Central African Republic (CAR). UN agencies estimate that 71,000 people have crossed the border from CAR...



Posted on 01/30/2014 - 08:41
Jan 2014, Diffa, Niger: Abubakar Ary carries a 40 litre container of water to her tent near the village of Adjiri in south-east Niger. She and her family are living here after their home was destroyed by record flooding in November 2013. Communities here have been...



Posted on 01/17/2014 - 14:07
A displaced family living in a longhouse in Kyein Ni Pyin camp in Pauktaw, Rakhine State, Myanmar. Credit: OCHA/Pierre Peron UN Humanitarian Chief Valerie Amos allocates $95.5 million to help people caught in 11 underfunded crises. United Nations Humanitarian Chief...