KUWAIT - Kuwait has pledged $1 million to the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) for 2023 to support the agency's respond to disasters and emergencies worldwide.

Kuwait pledges $1 million to the CERF for 2023, Acting Charge d'affaires of the Kuwait Permanent Mission to the United Nations Counselor Faisal Al-Enezi announced at the CERF annual high-level pledging event in New York.

He affirmed that Kuwait is committed to working with CERF to support rapid multilateral humanitarian response efforts to ensure that aid reaches people in need.

Al-Enezi pointed out that Kuwait is one of the top 25 donors to the CERF, noting that Kuwait contributes to the fund since 2008.
Kuwait believes in the crucial role played by the fund to respond to emergencies across the world and alleviate sufferings of people in distress, he stressed.

He stated that the CERF offered humanitarian and relief assistance to people affected by man-made or natural disasters in 100 countries since its inception in 2006.

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