Regional Office for West and Central Africa Bulletin - Central Emergency Response Fund, January - December 2012 [EN/FR]
CERF disburses over $164.5 million in 2012 for emergency humanitarian response in West and Central Africa
The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) allocated, over the last three months, a total of $ 8.7 million to Cameroon, Mauritania, Niger, Chad and Togo. More than $ 5.4 million were disbursed for floods in Chad ($ 3.1 million), Cameroon (2 million) and Niger (359,170 dollars), while 1.5 million was granted to fight locust threats in Mauritania and Chad. Togo received $ 1 million to address the needs of Ghanaian refugees and host communities in the north and Mauritania received over 720,000 dollars to control Rift Valley fever.
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