Libya 2014

16 Jan 2015

Total allocations: US$3,370,496

Rapid Response
In December 2014, CERF allocated 4.8* million to help humanitarian partners provide life-saving assistance to people affected by the crisis in Libya.

CERF: 3 things you need to know

12 Dec 2014
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As the number of people in need of humanitarian assistance worldwide grows, humanitarian agencies will again rely on resources from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to respond to crises in 2015.

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CERF HIGH-LEVEL CONFERENCE 2014
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Gambia 2014

10 Nov 2014

Total allocations: US$2,474,424

Underfunded Emergencies
In October 2014, CERF allocated $2.4 million from its Underfunded Emergencies Window to help humanitarian partners sustain emergency aid operations in Gambia.

Burkina Faso 2014

10 Nov 2014

Total allocations: US$3,929,038

Underfunded Emergencies
In October 2014, the Emergency Relief Coordinator allocated $3.9 million from CERF to boost underfunded humanitarian operations in Burkina Faso.

CERF bolsters medical personnel and supply delivery in Ebola-affected countries

10 Sep 2014
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United Nations humanitarian chief Valerie Amos has allocated US$3.8 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) for the UN Humanitarian Air Service (UNHAS) to support humanitarian operations in the Ebola-struck West Africa region.

Reduced commercial travel in the region has hindered the urgent deployment of healthcare personnel and supplies. This has severely affected the scale up of the urgent life-saving response to the Ebola outbreak in the region.

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CERF response to Ebola outbreak

3 Sep 2014
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In March 2014, a severe Ebola outbreak rippled through West Africa. In response to the crisis, the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) allocated some US$15.2 million to help humanitarian partners fight the epidemic.

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Fighting malnutrition in Mali

5 Aug 2014
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Perched on the side of the Bandiagara cliffs in northern Mali, the village of Sibi Sibi overlooks a dried creek bed. Drought has hit the village several times over the last decade, taking its toll on the livelihoods and health of the town’s 1,300 inhabitants.

Just two years ago, during the Sahel drought of 2012, Fanta Karembe, a twenty-one-year old mother from Sibi Sibi, had to fight to survive. Now, just as she was finally starting to recover from the last crisis, drought has again hit her village.

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CERF allocates $75 million to boost humanitarian operations in the Sahel and Horn of Africa

25 Jul 2014
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The UN Emergency Relief Coordinator (ERC), Valerie Amos, has allocated US$75 million from CERF to support 11 countries in two regions where humanitarian needs are high but financial support is low: West Africa’s Sahel and the Horn of Africa.

With this regional approach, CERF aims to help relief agencies address the complex and interlinked regional consequences of violent conflict, mass displacement of people and deepening food insecurity.

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Zimbabwe 2014

8 Jul 2014

Total allocations: US$773,181

Rapid Response

In May 2015, the Emergency Relief Coordinator approved $773,181 to help aid agencies provide food, nutrition and health services for thousands of people affected by floods in Zimbabwe.

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