Mongolia (MAAMN001) Mid Year Report 2012
During the reporting period the IFRC Country office supported the Mongolia Red Cross Society (MRCS) to implement different projects in the areas of health, social care, and disaster management. The community- based health and first aid (CBHFA) project is being implemented in four provinces in the Gobi Region of Mongolia and is preparing for its expansion into three districts of Ulaanbaatar City. A social care project has continued to address the needs of vulnerable and displaced populations in Uvurkhangai, Khuvsgul, and Tuv provinces. In the disaster management field, three main projects have been implemented. These are Norwegian Red Cross-supported community-based disaster preparedness (CBDP), DFID-funded community-based programming (CBP), national disaster response team (NDRT), and USAID-funded earthquake preparedness project.
The year 2012 has been a parliamentary electoral year whereby 76 parliament seats would be pursued by various candidates from different parties. As a direct result, slight delays have taken place in the implementation of some of the planned activities. It is anticipated that some further delays are likely to arise with the implementation of activities throughout rural areas as October will see provincial-level elections.
Working in partnership
In the first half of 2012, the following partner national societies supported the aforementioned programmes/projects in health, social care, and disaster management.