UN emergency fund allocates more resources to hunger-stricken population in Niger

Published on 17 August 2010

The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has allocated an additional 15 million U.S. dollars to enable the UN food agency to provide relief to an estimated 1.7 million people (..). The CERF allocation made available to the UN World Food Program (WFP) last week will be used to improve nutrition and provide livelihood support to people most affected by the crisis, said the officials.

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