A 7.8 earthquake hit South-Eastern Iran on 16 April, close to the border with Pakistan. The impact was felt in both countries, with 14 people killed, 73 injured and two missing.
New and worsening humanitarian crises since 2011 have led to a considerable increase in CERF allocations to the MENA region. The largest recipients have been Pakistan, Syria and Yemen.
Humanitarian Community in Pakistan launches $537 Million Response Plan
Humanitarian organizations in Pakistan are requesting US$537 million to respond to immediate needs such as food and shelter for vulnerable people in the North-West of the country.