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Why We Need A US$1 Billion Central Emergency Response Fund

New contributors and larger contributions, coupled with innovative financing solutions are needed for the CERF to effectively respond to today’s global humanitarian needs. Many lives depend on it.

May 26, 2016 — A decade ago, 32 million people were in need of urgent humanitarian assistance – today that number is over 125 million. Prolonged conflicts have displaced millions and more intense natural disasters are having a greater impact on people’s livelihoods. Climate change, extreme poverty, water scarcity, food shortages, migration and epidemics require humanitarian Continue reading Why We Need A US$1 Billion Central Emergency Response Fund