The UN has asked donors for $21.9 billion to address 21 humanitarian crises in 2019, including Yemen, its biggest aid operation. This appeal does not include Syria, expected to bring the total to $25 billion.
Local actors are often the most effective in conducting humanitarian operations. The 2015 World Disasters Report examines the challenges they face in scaling-up and sustaining their humanitarian response.
From the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law
Predicting the future impacts of climate change is a difficult business. Even determining the future physical effects is fraught because of the complexity of the Earth’s climate system and the imperfections of...
In 2011, the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has allocated $ 69.2 million to 11 West and Central Africa countries to meet various humanitarian crises, including 19 million granted under the « under-funded emergencies » window.
With $ 19.5 million, Chad was the largest...