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Posted on 05/01/2015 - 14:21
Credit: OCHA ERC Amos travelled to Nepal this week to survey the large-scale damage caused by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck the country last Saturday. The United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos travelled to Nepal this week to survey the...



Posted on 04/29/2015 - 12:39
Kathmandu, Nepal, April 2015. Credit: UNDP. Growing humanitarian needs include food, drinking water, shelter and medication. And time is of the essence. The massive earthquake that struck Nepal on 25 April, causing a number of landslides and avalanches, has had...



Posted on 04/27/2015 - 15:17
United Nations humanitarian chief Valerie Amos approved US$15 million from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to support immediate life-saving assistance in the aftermath of the powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal on 25 April 2015. “...



Posted on 04/20/2015 - 14:36
During the first quarter of 2015, CERF supported life-saving humanitarian aid operations in 17 countries with allocations totalling US$103.4 million.   The Emergency Relief Coordinator (ERC) allocated $17.6 million from CERF’s Rapid-Response Window for...



Posted on 04/02/2015 - 12:56
With support from the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF), the World Food Programme (WFP) has begun its first food voucher programme in the Central African Republic (CAR) to assist more than 100,000 people affected by the conflict. CAR has endured...