Press Releases

UN Emergency Fund gives $8 million for underfunded humanitarian operations in Niger
(Niamey/Niger, 20 October 2014): The United Nations humanitarian chief, Valerie Amos, has allocated US$7,962,500 (equivalent to 3.8 billion CFA) to support critically under-funded aid operations in Niger.
 

Le CERF alloue plus de 6 milliards de francs au Niger pour aider les réfugiés et retournés du Nigéria, et soutenir la sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle à travers le pays.
(Niamey, 31 Juillet 2014): Le Fonds central de réponses aux urgences du Système des Nations Unies (CERF) octroie au Niger un montant total de 13 181 281 dollars américains, l’équivalent de 6,3 milliards de francs CFA.
 

UN Emergency Fund gives US$3.8 million to facilitate aid operations and access in reponse to Ebola
(New York, 10 September 2014): 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.
 

UN Secretary-General pays tribute to Kuwaiti Amir for humanitarian leadership [EN/AR] 
(New York, 9 September 2014): The United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, paid tribute today to His Highness the Amir of the State of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, for his leading support to humanitarian causes around the world.
 

UN Secretary-General appoints new members to Advisory Group of the Central Emergency Response Fund
(New York, 29 August 2014): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, today announced the appointment of six new members of the Advisory Group of the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF).
 

UN Emergency Fund gives $75 million to boost aid operations in the Sahel and Horn of Africa 
(New York, 23 July 2014): United Nations humanitarian chief, Valerie Amos, has allocated US$75 million from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to boost life-saving relief work in two of the world’s most neglected regions: the West African Sahel and the Horn of Africa.
 

Central Emergency Response Fund allocates another US$15 million for South Sudan
(New York, 11 April 2014): The United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator (ERC), Valerie Amos, has allocated US$15 million to support the most critical life-saving aid operations in South Sudan.
 

United Nations humanitarian fund releases US$9.5 million for critical aid operations in North-Western Pakistan
(Islamabad, 10 April 2014): The United Nations' Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has allocated US$9.5 million (920 million Pakistani rupees) to help meet the needs of the more than 1 million people who remain displaced in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) in Pakistan due to insecurity.
 

Central Emergency Response Fund allocates another US$10 million for the Central African Republic
(New York, 14 February 2014): The United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator (ERC), Valerie Amos, has allocated US$10 million to support the most critical life-saving aid operations in the Central African Republic (CAR).
 

Central Emergency Response Fund allocates US$86 million to support aid efforts in ten chronically neglected crises
(New York, 17 January 2014): The United Nations Humanitarian Chief and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Valerie Amos, has allocated US$86 million to sustain emergency aid operations in some of the world’s worst, yet most neglected crises.
 

Central Emergency Response Fund releases US$15 million to support critical aid operations in South Sudan
(New York, 09 January 2014): Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos has announced the allocation of US$15 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to support relief efforts in South Sudan.