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Posted on 11/06/2013 - 10:25
DAKAR, 6 November 2013 (IRIN) - In 2010, prominent UK-based international NGOs joined forces to manage an emergency rapid response fund (ERF), which aimed to provide quicker, more cost-effective, impartial aid directly to local NGOs. The results of this effort were...



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...