CERF Stories
05/23/2016 - 13:18
  A decade ago, 32 million people were in need of urgent humanitarian assistance - today that number is over 125 million. Prolonged conflicts have displaced millions and more intense natural disasters are having a greater impact on people’s livelihoods....
05/18/2016 - 12:03
The Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) is a global humanitarian emergency fund established by the United Nations. While anchored in the UN system, CERF is a mechanism that benefits the entire humanitarian community as it is prioritised, planned and...
05/17/2016 - 16:58
                                   The El Niño global climatic event has had a devastating impact on tens of millions of people across the globe in 2015 and 2016. East Africa, Southern Africa, Central America, South East Asia and the...
05/17/2016 - 16:35
  Ten years ago, the UN General Assembly created the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF), a breakthrough to provide fast and predictable funding for early action at times of global crisis. Over the past decade, the Fund has proven itself integral to...
05/17/2016 - 07:41
Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O’Brien wrapped up his two-day mission to Ecuador today, calling for more support for people affected by the deadly earthquake that struck on Saturday .   “My thoughts...

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