Donors pledge $467 million for UN Emergency Fund
(New York, 8 December 2021) – Thirty-nine donors today announced record pledges of more than US$467 million at a high-level event for the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) for 2022. Several donors announced top-ups for 2021, bringing overall funding this…
UN Allocates $40 Million from Emergency Funds to Humanitarian Response in Ethiopia
(New York, 15 November 2021): UN humanitarian chief Martin Griffiths today allocated US$25 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to support life-saving humanitarian assistance and protection of civilians in Ethiopia.
A $15 million allocation…
UN releases US$135 million for underfunded humanitarian crises
(New York, 14 June 2021): Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock today released US$135 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to boost humanitarian operations in 12 countries in Africa, the Americas and the Middle East.
UN releases US$65 million for humanitarian response in Ethiopia's Tigray crisis worsens
(New York, 6 May 2021): The United Nations has released US$65 million for the humanitarian response in Ethiopia. More than 16 million people need humanitarian assistance throughout Ethiopia, including an estimated 4.5 million in the Tigray region.
The $65 million…