Period covered by this update: 20 February
to 14 April 2010.
Summary: CHF 150,000 (USD 140,434 or
EUR 102,280) was allocated from the IFRC's Disaster Relief Emergency Fund
(DREF) on 12 February 2010 to support the Cook Islands Red Cross Society
(CIRCS) in delivering assistance to 1,671 beneficiaries over three months.
The distribution of emergency relief
items was completed over the reporting period. To date, the operation has
provided 69 tents, more than 800 tarpaulins, and food to over 400 families
in the affected areas. In addition, 265 people benefitted from psychosocial