UN releases 150 mln USD for underfunded humanitarian crises

Written on 01/14/2022

UNITED NATIONS, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) released about 150 million U.S. dollars on Thursday, the largest allocation in the fund's history, to boost underfunded humanitarian operations across 13 countries.

For UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Martin Griffiths, this funding "represents a lifeline for the milli