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Posted on 12/16/2011 - 08:36
Sisters displaced by the devastating floods in Pakistan’s Sindh Province in 2011. Credit: UNHCR/S. Phelps The annual pledging conference of one of the world’s largest source of humanitarian funding opens today. The annual Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF)...



Posted on 12/15/2011 - 20:52
CERF High Level Conference, 16 December 2011 Over 40 donors will help the UN’s humanitarian fund continue providing life-saving aid to millions affected by natural disasters and crises. More than 40 donors today pledged US$375 million to the UN Central Emergency...



Posted on 11/16/2011 - 12:06
Thousands of animals have perished because of drought in Somalia. Credit: IRIN/Mohamed Gaarane housands of animals have perished because of drought in Somalia. Credit: IRIN/Mohamed Gaarane The dark clouds of the seasonal gu rains may be on the horizon earlier than...



Posted on 11/16/2011 - 11:58
Thousands of animals have perished because of drought in Somalia. Credit: IRIN/Mohamed Gaarane housands of animals have perished because of drought in Somalia. Credit: IRIN/Mohamed Gaarane The dark clouds of the seasonal gu rains may be on the horizon earlier than...



Posted on 11/08/2011 - 18:30
Search and rescue operations during the recent floods in El Salvador. CERF in action - Mobile clinics help pregnant women survive the El Salvador crisis. The women began to arrive from early morning as soon as they were informed the mobile clinic was coming to the...