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Posted on 10/21/2013 - 10:12
Press release: The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) is providing US $5.5 million for lifesaving humanitarian assistance to people affected by recent flooding in Sudan. In total, 93 people were killed and some 340,000 people affected by floods. The...



Posted on 10/16/2013 - 13:53
1 October 2013: The Syria crisis has caused a major humanitarian emergency as millions of Syrians have fled to neighbouring countries. Some 731,000 Syrian refugees have sought shelter in Lebanon in 2013. They join more than 45,000 Palestinians and another 20,000...



Posted on 10/03/2013 - 14:51
17 September 2013: The deteriorating security situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has led thousands of refugees to seek shelter in Uganda since 2012. When fighting intensified in July, a massive influx of some 20,000 new refugees hit Uganda’s...



Posted on 10/03/2013 - 14:27
19 September 2013: Heavy rainfall in July has caused flooding and severe physical damage across the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). The North and South Pyongan regions have been especially hard hit. An estimated 23,440 households have been...



Posted on 09/26/2013 - 16:38
On 18 and 19 September, 31 people participated in the CERF training that Humanitarian Affairs Officer, Victoria Sun, and Finance Officer, Zhendai Yang, held in Geneva. On the training, the discussions ranged from CERF's life-saving criteria through reporting to...