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29 Aug 2008 description

This report covers the period 01/01/08 to 30/06/08.

In a world of global challenges, continued poverty, inequity, and increasing vulnerability to disasters and disease, the International Federation with its global network, works to accomplish its Global Agenda, partnering with local community and civil society to prevent and alleviate human suffering from disasters, diseases and public health emergencies.

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This programme update focuses on the work of the team in the new Asia Pacific zone office to provide leadership and guidance to International Federation …

08 Aug 2008 description

This report covers the period 01/01/2008 to 30/06/2008

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Programme purpose: To contribute towards minimizing human morbidity and mortality, massive social disruption and related suffering caused by an avian and human influenza pandemic.

Programme(s) summary:

The global avian and human influenza preparedness, mitigation and response programme supported the following activities:

- Red Cross and Red Crescent community-based activities in avian influenza prevention and preparedness (AI) focusing on health and hygiene education, and prioritizing remote regions with …