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  • Source: OCHA press releases are available at www.unocha.org or www.reliefweb.int

    Country: New York

    18 July 2013, Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos has announced an additional allocation of US$1.5 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to respond to cholera in Haiti. The additional funding from the CERF’s Underfunded Emergencies Window comes at a crucial time, when cholera cases are set to rise during the rainy season.

    “Cholera...



  • Source:  UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

    Country:  Geneva


    16 July 2013: The United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Valerie Amos, today announced the allocation of some US$72 million for humanitarian work in neglected crises in twelve countries around the world. These new allocations bring the total amount provided through the underfunded emergencies window of the Central...



  • Source:  UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

    Country:  New York

    25 January 2012, The United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian
    Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator (ERC), Valerie Amos, today announced the allocation of some US$104 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to bolster humanitarian operations in 13 neglected humanitarian emergencies around the world: Central African Republic, Chad, Côte...



  • Source:  UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

    Country:  New York

    26 April 2012, The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has given some US$82 million in the last six months to help humanitarian organizations in the Sahel scale up assistance to address rising hunger, malnutrition and conflict-related displacement resulting from the crisis in Mali. Since November 2011, these grants to humanitarian partners in Burkina Faso,...