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Posted on 01/13/2014 - 10:13
29 April 2013: Since June 2012, an inter-communal conflict has taken place in Rakhine state in Myanmar, causing the internal displacement of some 140,000 people. The internally displaced persons (IDPs) live in IDP camps across the nine townships (Kyauktaw, Kyauk Phyu,...



Posted on 01/13/2014 - 10:08
19 September 2013: Heavy rainfall in July has caused flooding and severe physical damage across the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). The North and South Pyongan regions have been especially hard hit. An estimated 23,440 households have been...



Posted on 01/09/2014 - 11:42
The humanitarian situation in South Sudan has deteriorated rapidly since hostilities between the Government and opposition groups erupted on 15 December 2013. Humanitarian partners estimate that almost 5 million people are in need of immediate humanitarian assistance...



Posted on 01/08/2014 - 14:12
2013 was a busy year for the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF). The fund allocated US$482 million to help relief agencies respond to man-made crises and natural disasters in 45 countries. In new or rapidly deteriorating crises, CERF helped aid agencies deliver...



Posted on 12/20/2013 - 18:05
On 9 December 2013, three days before a System-Wide Level 3 Emergency was declared, the Emergency Relief Coordinator approved a US$10 million CERF allocation to support relief efforts in CAR. The funds will support critical assistance including the provision of food,...