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13 Jan 2012 description

Summary:

36,303 Swiss francs were allocated from the IFRC’s DREF on 2 May 2011 to support the Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Red Cross (SVGRC) in delivering assistance to some 200 households.

22 Nov 2011 description

This report covers the period 01 January 2011 to 30 June 2011.

In brief

Programme outcome: the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies‘ secretariat (IFRC) is committed to supporting the National Societies to do more, do better and reach further in order to address the humanitarian challenges faced by the Red Cross Societies in the Americas. The support provided by the IFRC‘s Americas zone office focuses on mainstreaming compliance with the Inter-American Plan and working towards full alignment with the IFRC‘s Strategy 2020.

31 Aug 2011 description

This report covers the period 01 January 2011 to 30 June 2011.

In brief

Programme outcome:

To increase the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Society (IFRC) to reduce the number of deaths, injuries and the impact of disasters through the timely and adequate financial support for disaster response from the DREF.

05 May 2011 description
report British Red Cross

Here’s a brief round-up of how the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is helping people to deal with disasters around the world.

Ivory Coast: Following conflict in the country, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Ivorian Red Cross are distributing food and other basic necessities, and helping displaced people obtain water and maintain proper hygiene.

03 May 2011 description

36,303 Swiss francs have been allocated from the IFRC’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to support the Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Red Cross (SVGRC) in delivering immediate assistance to some 200 families. Un-earmarked funds to repay DREF are encouraged.

13 Apr 2011 description

Message: Early morning rains (April 12, 2011) cause flooding in Barbados, Grenada and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Virgin Islands is monitoring the weather conditions.

Event:

The Meteorology Office has advised that a low level trough in the vicinity of the Southern Lesser Antilles is creating unstable weather conditions. This has led to torrential rains in the Windward Islands. CDEMA has received reports of flooding in some areas of Barbados, Grenada and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Landslides have also been reported in Grenada and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.