SUDAN WATCH: Advisory group of new UN disaster relief fund CERF holds inaugural session

Tuesday, May 23, 2006

Advisory group of new UN disaster relief fund CERF holds inaugural session

UN News Centre May 23, 2006 reports that Deputy Secretary-General Mark Malloch Brown welcomed the Group members into their new positions and Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Jan Egeland briefed them on how the CERF had been used since its 8 March launch.

Note, to date, allocations have been or are being considered for 15 emergencies, nearly all in Africa.

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