Regional Office for West and Central Africa Bulletin - Central Emergency Response Fund, Second Quarter 2013

from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 11 Jul 2013

During the second quarter, CERF allocates over US$ 19.8 million for Life saving programs

The United Nations Cenral Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has allocated over the last three months a total of US$19.8 million to Central African Republic (CAR), Chad, Congo, Mali and Senegal. This brings to $47.9 million the total amount allocated so far in 2013 to West and Central Africa.

During the second quarter, more than $7 million has been disbursed for conflict-affected populations in CAR, while Chad has received $4.8 million for CAR and Sudanese refugees, returnees and host communities. Mali received a total of US$4 million for health, nutrition and protection programs. Over $750,000 was injected in Congo to address the cholera oubreak. A total of $5.3 million has been directed in the Sahel food and security emergency : Senegal ($3 million), Mali ($1.7 million) and Chad (600,000) for mainly nutrition, food and agriculture programs.

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