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Posted on 06/28/2013 - 13:47
At the end of May, more than 100 cases of yellow fever were reported in the South Ari district of Ethiopia’s South Omo zone. Thirty-nine of these cases were fatal. Yellow fever requires an immediate response as it is highly transmissible, causing massive...



Posted on 06/07/2013 - 10:39
New surveys by the UN estimate that hundreds of thousands of people are food insecure in Senegal. Last year’s UN investigations estimated that 255,600 children aged between 6 and 59 months were suffering from moderate acute malnutrition, whereas another 31,900...



Posted on 05/30/2013 - 07:45
Nov 2011, Dadaab, Kenya: In 2012, a record-setting US$485 million in CERF funding was dispersed to 546 projects in 49 countries and territories. Photo: Internews Last year was a record-breaking year for the Central Emergency Response Fund. The Central Emergency...



Posted on 05/30/2013 - 07:45
Nov 2011, Dadaab, Kenya: In 2012, a record-setting US$485 million in CERF funding was dispersed to 546 projects in 49 countries and territories. Photo: Internews Last year was a record-breaking year for the Central Emergency Response Fund. The Central Emergency...



Posted on 05/21/2013 - 10:21
More than 1.2 million Syrians have fled to neighbouring countries since the beginning of the Syrian crisis in March 2011. As the emergency intensified, the number of Syrian refugees seeking shelter in Jordan has increased significantly. Some 155,000 refugees arrived in...