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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...



Posted on 01/08/2014 - 14:12
2013 was a busy year for the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF). The fund allocated US$482 million to help relief agencies respond to man-made crises and natural disasters in 45 countries. In new or rapidly deteriorating crises, CERF helped aid agencies deliver...