CERF Stories
11/14/2017 - 14:59
On 14 November 2017, Ms. Ursula Mueller the Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator and Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), delivered a briefing to the United Nations Member States on the...
11/01/2017 - 12:31
On 24 and 25 October 2017, the CERF Advisory Group held its annual meeting in New York to discuss the use and management of the fund and provide guidance on key policy issues. Chair of the Advisory Group, Leni Stenseth and CERF Chief, Lisa Doughten welcomed...
10/09/2017 - 18:02
Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock today announced that the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has reached its 2017 funding target of US$450 million, following an additional commitment of SEK 50...
10/02/2017 - 12:37
Throughout 2016, CERF allocated US$439 million to support UN and partners in live-saving operations across 47 countries. More than half of CERF’s funding – US$289 million – allowed partners to jump-start or scale up urgent aid in new or rapidly deteriorating...
09/25/2017 - 18:53
Thanks to a contribution from CERF, in July 2017, the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) delivered advanced medical first responder courses and donated the necessary emergency trauma equipment to provide mine action operators in Libya with the...

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