CERF Activities in 2010

In 2010, as reported by UN humanitarian agencies*, CERF funds helped:

- provide food assistance to an estimated 22 million people affected by disasters in 28 countries;

- support almost 19 million people through interventions aimed at providing clean water, adequate sanitation and hygiene in 24 countries;

- immunize some 19.5 million children;

- provide more than 1.5 million people in 17 countries with emergency shelter and nonfood items;

- assist an estimated 1.1 million families in 29 countries with agricultural and livelihood support in order to help them become self-sufficient and reduce their dependence on humanitarian aid; and

- provide nutritional assistance to more than 8 million malnourished children and to some 4 million pregnant and breast-feeding women.

* Approximate figures of beneficiaries based on information provided in approved project proposals.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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