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Posted on 03/21/2014 - 14:53
Award-winning musician Pharrell Williams teamed-up with the UN Foundation on International Day of Happiness on 20 March to support the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF). Fans were encouraged to submit videos to the tune of Pharrell’s chart-topping,...



Posted on 03/19/2014 - 11:32
Every day we hear and read about the scale and impact of humanitarian crises around the world: Millions of people have been affected by the deteriorating crisis in Syria, families continue to flee violence in the Central African Republic and, most recently, more than 4...



Posted on 03/11/2014 - 12:59
Syrian Arab Republic: A girl, carrying jerrycans of water, walks past a pile of debris, on a street in Aleppo, capital of the north-western Aleppo Governorate. Credit: UNICEF/Romenzi The United Nations senior humanitarian official in Syria talks about the desperate...



Posted on 03/10/2014 - 09:26
On 7 March 2014, the Emergency Relief Coordinator approved a US$6 million rapid response grant from CERF for urgent humanitarian aid for South Sudanese refugees and host communities in Ethiopia. UN agencies estimate that over 61,000 people fleeing political...



Posted on 03/06/2014 - 09:47
Tens of thousands of people in southern Darfur’s largest camp received improved access to health and nutrition services, thanks to a grant from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF.) In April 2013, 50,000 people fleeing inter-tribal violence poured into...