Between 22 and 24 July 2007, a strong storm with gusts of wind ranging from 15 to 20 meters per second and torrential rains hit 14 regions of Ukraine, or 56 per cent of the state territory. Volyn Oblast was the hardest hit region with 6,268 people directly affected by the disaster, and seventeen people injured. IFRC 21 Feb 2008
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 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 Final Report: 3 August - 2 November 2007
The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity.
Glide no. ST-2007-000118-UKR
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 185 countries.
This DREF Bulletin is based on the situation described below reflecting the information available at this time.