Revised Emergency Appeal Mauritania: Complex Emergency (formerly food insecurity) Emergency Appeal n° MDRMR004

This Revised Emergency Appeal now seeks CHF 1,009,507 in cash, kind, or services to support the Mauritanian Red Crescent (MRC) to assist 12,000 households (72,000 beneficiaries) for 12 months, and will be completed by end of February 2013. The final report will be made available in May 2013, three months after the end of the operation.

Appeal coverage: 41% against the previous emergency appeal budget, corresponding to 74 % of the revised appeal budget.

Appeal history:

  • A Preliminary Emergency Appeal was launched on 22 December 2011 for a total of CHF 2,131,749 to deliver assistance to 10,000 households (60,000 persons).

  • CHF 200,000 was allocated from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) in December 2011 to support this operation.

  • The Emergency Appeal was launched on 25 April 2012 for CHF 1,794,192 to deliver assistance to 7,000 households (42,000 persons).

  • An Operation update was issued on 28 May 2012.

  • The current Revised Emergency Appeal decreases the budget from CHF 1,794,192 to CHF 1,009,507. Some food security activities of the operation have had to be cut out, scaled down or revised due to low funding. At the same time, activities to respond to the Malian refugee situation have been revised or added. In the process, the revised operation will actually reach more households. The revision also provides a summary update on the operation.