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Brazil: Dengue Outbreak DREF operation no. MDRBR003 Update No. 1

The International Federation's Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) is a source of un-earmarked money created by the Federation in 1985 to ensure that immediate financial support is available for Red Cross and Red Crescent response to emergencies. The DREF is a vital part of the International Federation's disaster response system and increases the ability of national societies to respond to disasters.

Period covered by this update: 04 April to 17 June 2008.

Summary: CHF 55,000 (USD 52,381 or EUR 34,375) has been allocated from the Federation's Disaster Relief