CERF Stories
08/18/2016 - 14:52
  A $50 million reduction would have a devastating impact CERF is facing an immediate shortfall and urgently requires an additional $50 million in contributions to reach the annual funding target for 2016 of $450 million. On average, each year, CERF grants...
08/15/2016 - 16:40
  On 16 August, 2016 the Emergency Relief Coordinator, Stephen O’Brien, released US$50 million from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) for severely underfunded aid operations in six neglected emergencies. The funds will provide life-saving...
06/27/2016 - 11:57
  (New York/Abuja, 27 June 2016):  United Nations humanitarian chief Stephen O’Brien has released US$13 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to provide life-saving assistance to 250,000 people in areas of north-east Nigeria that have just...
06/27/2016 - 11:50
  In 2015, CERF allocated nearly US$470 million in humanitarian assistance for helping front line partners on the ground kick-start or reinforces emergency activities in 45 countries. CERF raised $409 million with the support from 59 member states. The need...
06/20/2016 - 13:22
  (New York, 20 June 2016):  United Nations humanitarian chief Stephen O’Brien has today released US$15 million from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to provide urgent life-saving assistance for people affected by the recent fighting and...

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