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CERF contributes $1.6m to UNFPA in Iraq

The Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) contributed US$ 1.6 million to UNFPA for two years to provide integrated sexual reproductive health (SRH) and gender-based violence (GBV) interventions in Iraq. The funding will strengthen the capacity of national actors, in particular women empowerment organisations, in their response to gender-based violence following a survivor-centred approach and will […]

UN Allocates $15m to support Fallujah IDPs

UN emergency fund allocates $15 million to support people fleeing Fallujah The top United Nations relief official chief today released $15 million from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to provide urgent life-saving assistance for people affected by the recent fighting and military operations in Fallujah. “People escaping Fallujah are in desperate need of […]

CERF Releases $14.9m to Support Displaced Iraqis

Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos (pictured) has approved the allocation of nearly US$15 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to support newly displaced families in Iraq. "This contribution is extremely timely given the persistent increase in displacement of the Iraqi population since September,” Jacqueline Badcock, the Deputy Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General […]