Lisa Doughten

UN and Africa: Emergency Response Funding, Somalia's future, and a UN Volunteer from Kenya

More than two-thirds of emergency response fundinggoing to Africa

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UN emergency fund hits record high, but some crises missing out

International pledges to the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) stand at a “likely” record high, but due to “overwhelming” demand, some crises have seen their funding cut.

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Emergency UN fund is “for all, by all”

A decade-old UN fund which can allocate money within hours to support emergency responses anywhere in the world has been described as a fund “for all and by all.”

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