UNICEF and partners are distributing winter clothes to one million of the most vulnerable children but due to critical issues of access and funding gaps, many children will not be reached.
Food rations for around half a million refugees living in the Dadaab and Kakuma camps in northern Kenya, will be reduced by 50 percent due to insufficient funding.
In July 2014, the Emergency Relief Coordinator allocated US$5 million from the CERF to help humanitarian partners provide emergency aid to thousands of people in need.
The refugee or IDP status brings with it parallel response programs on the ground. In Iraq, IDPs and Syrian refugees are catered for separately despite having similar needs.