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14 Dec 2007 description

This appeal seeks CHF 10,543,184 (USD 9,430,397 or EUR 6,389,808) to fund the planned programmes that are to be implemented in 2008- 2009.

In a world of global challenges, continued poverty, inequity, and increasing vulnerability to disasters and disease, the International Federation with its global network, works to accomplish its Global Agenda, partnering with local community and civil society to prevent and alleviate human suffering from disasters, diseases and public health emergencies.

Current context

The consequences of the huge economic decline which followed …

04 Aug 2006 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are active in over 185 countries.

In Brief

Period covered by this Final Report: 3 February to 31 March, 2006.

23 Feb 2006 description

Oksana Shved , Ukrainian Red Cross

Ukrainians are tallying the costs after weeks of savage cold took the lives of almost 900 people and left another 5,500 hospitalised with frostbite and hypothermia.

To support the Ukrainian Red Cross Society's (URCS) emergency assistance to the most vulnerable over the next two months, the Federation released more than 80,000 Swiss francs from its Disaster Relief Emergency Fund.

03 Feb 2006 description


The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are active in over 181 countries.

In Brief

THE BELARUS, MOLDOVA, UKRAINIAN AND RUSSIAN RED CROSS HAVE BEEN GRANTED CHF 200,000 (USD 155,270 OR EUR 128,690) FROM THE FEDERATION'S DISASTER RELIEF EMERGENCY FUND (DREF) TO ASSIST ABOUT 14,000 BENEFIACIARIES DURING TWO MONTHS.

UNEARMARKED FUNDS TO REPAY DREF ARE ENCOURAGED.

The Situation

01 Jan 2006 description


Appeal total: CHF 6,291,868
This appeal seeks to fund programmes to be implemented in 2006 and 2007. These prog rammes are aligned with the International Federation's Global Agenda, which sets out four broad goals to meet the Federation's mission to "improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity".

Global Agenda Goals

1. Reduce the numbers of deaths, injuries and impact from disasters.

2. Reduce the number of deaths, illnesses and impact from diseases and public health emergencies.