pooled humanitarian funds

The CBHA Early Response Fund (ERF)


The first pooled humanitarian funds were created in 2006 as part of the UN humanitarian reform agenda to facilitate more timely and efficient funding to crises, proportionate with needs and aligned with priorities articulated through UN coordination mechanisms. Volumes of funds channelled via the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF), country-level emergency response funds (ERFs) and […]

Countries where pooled funds are in operation


Globally 16 countries have two or more humanitarian funds in operation and this number is set to increase with the introduction of further country-level pooled funds in Yemen and Pakistan in 2010. Eight such countries are located in sub-Saharan Africa with the concentration of funding occurring in Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). […]