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27 Nov 2012 description

Appeal target (current): The Emergency Appeal seeks CHF 1,562,562 in cash, kind or services to support the Angola Red Cross (CVA) in delivering immediate assistance to 12,000 households (60,000 beneficiaries) for 9 months, and will be completed by the end of August 2013.

Appeal coverage: 0%;

Appeal history:

• This Emergency Appeal was initially launched on 13 November 2012.

• CHF 100,000 is being released from the Federation’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to support the national society to respond.

13 Nov 2012 description

This Emergency Appeal seeks CHF 1,562,562 in cash, kind, or services to support the Angola Red Cross Society (CVA) to assist 12,000 households (60,000 beneficiaries) for 9 months, and will be completed by the end of August 2013. A Final Report will be made available by end of November 2013 (three months after the end of the operation).

CHF 100, 000 will be allocated from the IFRC Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to support this operation. Unearmarked funds to replenish DREF are encouraged.

24 Jul 2012 description

This bulletin is being issued for information only and reflects the current situation and details available at this time. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is not seeking funding or other assistance from donors for this operation.

The situation

22 Feb 2012 description

Life remains a daily struggle for most communities across the region who live in abject poverty. An increase in the frequency, complexity and magnitude of natural disasters, influenced in part by climate change, and coupled with socio-economic shocks, pandemic diseases and endemic inequality, has exacerbated the vulnerability of millions across the region. The region features prominently in terms of prevalence rates for tuberculosis, malaria, diarrhoeal diseases and maternal and child mortality.