UN Allocates $2O Million In Emergency Aid Funding In Wake Of Cyclone Idai
Thursday, 21 March 2019 () Article by WN.com Correspondent Amelevi Elaine Affo Cyclone Idai seen as one of the worst tropical cyclones on record to affect Southern Africa has left a trail of devastation in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. According to the UN it is feared that more than 1,000 may have died in the disaster with hundreds of thousands internally displaced. In response, the UN and its humanitarian partners are providing emergency food, shelter, water and health provision including medicines. In addition the UN's Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) allocated $20 million yesterday to help deliver aid to those most in need. UN humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock stated that “CERF funds will complement the...
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