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Posted on 10/03/2013 - 14:51
17 September 2013: The deteriorating security situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has led thousands of refugees to seek shelter in Uganda since 2012. When fighting intensified in July, a massive influx of some 20,000 new refugees hit Uganda’s...



Posted on 10/03/2013 - 14:27
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 09/26/2013 - 16:38
On 18 and 19 September, 31 people participated in the CERF training that Humanitarian Affairs Officer, Victoria Sun, and Finance Officer, Zhendai Yang, held in Geneva. On the training, the discussions ranged from CERF's life-saving criteria through reporting to...



Posted on 09/19/2013 - 14:03
(New York, 19 September 2013): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of six new members to the Advisory Group of the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF). The Advisory Group’s newest members come from a range of...



Posted on 09/16/2013 - 09:28
August 2013, Champasak, Lao PDR: Dengue patients being treated at the Champasak hospital in southern Lao PDR. The country is struggling with its worst dengue outbreak in history. In August, public health facilities were stretched to their capacity. Credit: WHO/Dr. Luo...