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17 January 2014 - 2:07pmUnited Nations Humanitarian Chief Valerie Amos has allocated US$95.5 million to sustain emergency aid operations in some of the world’s worst, yet most neglected, humanitarian crises. This funding from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) is the first of its two-part annual allocation for...
30 December 2011 - 2:11pm2011 has been a deeply challenging year for millions of people around the world - and stretched the capacity of humanitarian aid organisations to the limit. An earthquake and tsunami in Japan, drought and famine in the Horn of Africa, and flooding in Central America, Pakistan and Southeast Asia,...