CERF Stories

Posted on 09/10/2014 - 16:52
  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...



Posted on 09/08/2014 - 17:51
  Since January 2014, the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has allocated US$11 million to humanitarian partners for life-saving relief in Central African Republic (CAR). In its most recent intervention, which has been partially funded by...



Posted on 09/03/2014 - 17:39
  In March 2014, a severe Ebola outbreak rippled through West Africa. To-date, more than 3,500 people have been infected and over 1,900 killed. In response to the crisis, the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) already allocated some US$7.58...



Posted on 08/15/2014 - 11:31
  In March 2014, heavy rain caused the Paraná and Paraguay rivers in Paraguay to overflow, affecting 230,000 people. In response, the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) allocated  US$2.2 million to help the victims of the flood. The Pan...



Posted on 08/15/2014 - 09:13
  A US$20 million boost from the UN’s Central Emergency Fund (CERF) will help in providing life-saving aid in Somalia, but it won’t be enough to halt a deepening crisis, aid agencies warn. “These badly needed funds are critical to...