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Posted on 10/28/2013 - 08:38
(Niamey, 24 October 2013): Valerie Amos, the UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, has allocated US$7.9 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to boost implementation of nine underfunded humanitarian...



Posted on 10/22/2013 - 10:44
September 2013, Khartoum, Sudan: A boy stands in flood water in Khartoum's Soba Kangour neighbourhood. Tens of families were affected by the floods that struck in August and September. Credit: OCHA Almost 70,000 families were affected by floods that washed across...



Posted on 10/22/2013 - 10:44
September 2013, Khartoum, Sudan: A boy stands in flood water in Khartoum's Soba Kangour neighbourhood. Tens of families were affected by the floods that struck in August and September. Credit: OCHA Almost 70,000 families were affected by floods that washed across...



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...