Rahmawati Husen, Ph.D as Deputy Chairperson of the Muhammadiyah Central Management Disaster Management Agency (MDMC) as well as the research team of Jusuf Kalla School of Government (JKSG) University of Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta (UMY), attended the United Nations Board of Steering Board Meeting held at the Advisory Group UNCERF United Nation Central Emergency Response Fund / AG on 19-20 June 2019.

The meeting discussed the Global Emergency Response Fund in order to support efforts to utilize, manage, and restore funding for emergency humanitarian assistance, which each year had increased needs.

The funds are given to various countries around the world whose citizens experience crises both due to conflict, war and natural disasters. CERF is a mechanism for providing humanitarian assistance that is tactical, fast and apolitical, where funds can be channeled in less than 48 hours, in response to emergency situations.