U.N. SG Ban Announces $100M From Emergency Fund To Respond To Humanitarian Situations In 9 Countries
U.N. News Centre: U.N. allocates $100 million in emergency funds to assist vulnerable people in nine neglected crises
“United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon [Friday] released $100 million from the U.N. Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) for severely underfunded aid operations in nine neglected emergencies. The funds will enable life-saving help for millions of people forced from their homes in Central and Eastern Africa, those affected by conflict and food insecurity in Libya and Mali, and the most vulnerable and at risk of malnutrition in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea…” (1/29).
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