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31 Jan 2017 description

Over the five-year period since 2011, international support to mine action peaked in 2012 at $498.9 million, followed by a sharp decline in the next years all the way down to $352 million in 2015.

The top ten donors to mine action between 2011-2015 were: the United States, Japan, the European Union, Norway, Germany, Australia, the Netherlands, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and Sweden.

09 Oct 2015 description
report Christian Aid

Strategic report

Objectives and activities

In 2015, as the Millennium Development Goals reach their deadline, the world can reflect on real progress. Since 1990, thanks to the actions of millions of people around the globe, extreme income poverty has been cut by almost two-thirds, child mortality has fallen by more than half, and more children are attending primary school than ever before.

But these achievements tell only part of the story.

08 Nov 2012 description
report DanChurchAid

US Department of State donates USD 200,000 to DanChurchAid’s (DCA) mine action activities in Angola.

Through the support of the US Department of State’s Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement, DCA will be able to continually releasing previously mined land to the benefit of tens of thousands of returnees, resettled Angolans and war-affected communities in Moxico province.

31 Aug 2011 description

This report covers the period 01 January 2011 to 30 June 2011.

In brief

Programme outcome:

To increase the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Society (IFRC) to reduce the number of deaths, injuries and the impact of disasters through the timely and adequate financial support for disaster response from the DREF.

20 May 2011 description

This report covers the period 01/01/2010 to 31/12/2010.

In brief

Programme outcome: In line with Strategy 2020, strategic aim 2, to enable healthy and safe living, National Societies (NS) in the southern Africa region have continued to implement HIV interventions that aim at alleviating the suffering of people living with HIV (PLHIV) and orphans and vulnerable children (OVC). The Global Alliance on HIV (2006-2010), and its seven principles,1 has been rolled out in all ten National Societies in the Southern Africa region.

17 Dec 2010 description
report Rotary

By Dan Nixon

Rotarians in the Republic of the Congo are stepping up their efforts to help stop the recent outbreak of wild poliovirus in their country.

The national PolioPlus committee has produced more than US$100,000 worth of posters, pamphlets, banners, T-shirts, and other materials to help mobilize public support for eradicating the disease.

At least 179 people have died in the outbreak, with 476 cases of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) reported as of 7 December. Most of the cases involve young people between ages 15 and 29 and have occurred in the city of Pointe-Noire.

20 Nov 2010 description

The International Federation's Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) is a source of unearmarked money created by the Federation in 1985 to ensure that immediate financial support is available for Red Cross Red Crescent response to emergencies.

31 Aug 2010 description

In Brief

Programme outcome: Based on the strategic aims under Strategy 20201, the Angola Red Cross Society (CVA2) aims to achieve the following outcomes: saving lives of vulnerable people, enabling safer and healthy living, strengthening capacities of communities to respond to disasters, reducing impact of natural and manmade disasters, enhancing the capacity of staff to deliver quality service to vulnerable communities, developing community resilience, enhancing community livelihoods and promoting social inclusion, peace and harmony.

Programme(s) summary Since the beginning of the …

14 Jun 2010 description

"MAG's wondrous legacy in Moxico is everywhere to see, as local people resume lives that fear of landmines had until recently made impossible," said the US Ambassador to Angola, Dan Mozena, after the first of two visits by donors to MAG's Angola operations.The Ambassador, his wife and five colleagues from the Embassy saw MAG deminers in operation, clearing a mine contaminated area, as well as viewing a demolition, at the end of April.

The Ambassador also met with representatives of the local community, Chief Rogério António Suco and a representative of the national …

30 Apr 2010 description

In Brief

Programme Purpose: Angola Red Cross (ARC) programmes activities are based on its Strategic Development Plan, which is aligned to the four core areas of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies' (IFRC's) Global Agenda Goals. Focus is on assisting the vulnerable people and increasing visibility through initiatives such as disaster preparedness, disaster risk reduction, food security and basic sanitation.

27 Aug 2009 description

Appeal No. MAA00029 with links to the following appeals:

No. MAA00040 - Disaster Management: Operational Technical Advice
No. MAA00021 - Disaster Policy and Preparedness
No. MAA00024 - International Disaster Response Tools
No. MAA00019 - Shelter
No. MAA00028 - Logistics
No. MAA00004 - International Disaster Response Laws, Rules and Principles

05 May 2009 description

This report covers the period 01/01/2008 to 31/12/2008

In Brief

The appeal MAA63001 covers the regional programmes and capacity building for seven Southern Africa Red Cross Societies, namely; Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Swaziland.

30 Apr 2009 description

This report covers the period 01/01/08 to 31/12/08

In brief

Programme purpose:

In 2006, the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Southern Africa Zone Office (SAZO) launched an innovative and dynamic five-year (2006-2010) regional HIV and AIDS programme. The ten National Societies (1) in the zone embarked on programme consolidation and building capacities to improve the overall implementation and management of the programme, and should resources be made available to eventually scale-up.

30 Apr 2009 description

This report covers the period 01 January 2008 to 31 December 2008.

In Brief

Programme Purpose:

Angola Red Cross Society (ARC) programmes have been developed in line with its Strategic Development Plan 2006 to 2009.

08 Apr 2009 description

GLIDE n=B0 FL-2008-00004-ANG/BOT/LSO/MOZ/MWI/NAM/SW/ZMB/ZWE

Period covered by this Final Report: January-July, 2008.

Appeal target (current): CHF 8,773,852 (USD 8,436,396 or EUR 5,432,725);

Final Appeal coverage: 66%;

Appeal history:

- The Preliminary Emergency Appeal was launched on 18 January, 2008 for CHF 8,064,000 (USD 7.3m or EUR 5m) for six months to assist a total of 150,000 beneficiaries in Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

- The Appeal was revised and launched on 13 February, 2008 for CHF 11,409,294 (USD 10,332,633 or EUR …

31 Aug 2008 description

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

In brief

Programme purpose: Following the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Southern Africa zone's launch of a new, innovative and dynamic fiveyear( 2006-2010) regional HIV and AIDS programme in November 2006, ten National Societies' (NS)1 focus is on consolidating programming and building capacities in preparation for scaling-up the activities. The regional HIV and AIDS programme aims to quadruple target beneficiaries by 2010.

28 May 2008 description

Period covered by this Final Report: 18 May 2006 to 31 December, 2007

Appeal target (current): CHF 1,392,404 (USD 950,000 or EUR 740,000); to assist one million people.

19 May 2008 description

This Revised Appeal seeks CHF 8,773,852 (USD 8,436,396 or EUR 5,432,725) in cash, kind, or services to support the Red Cross National Societies of Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe to assist a total of 19,510 households (97,550 people) for the next three months.

CHF 1,191,647 was allocated from the Federation's Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to support this operation. Unearmarked funds to replenish DREF are encouraged.

A Preliminary Emergency Appeal was launched on 18 January 2008 for CHF 8,084,000 to assist a total of …

13 May 2008 description

Activities covered in this Ops Update cover the period: 27 February to 30 April 2008.

20 Apr 2008 description

This report covers the period of 01/01 2006 to 31/12/2007 of a two-year planning and appeal process.

In brief

Programme summary:

- Angola Red Cross (ARC) went through a change of leadership with the new secretary general and governing board chairperson appointed in 2007. The change process was designed to enhance the capacity of the headquarters to enable it to support the autonomous branches and work of the volunteers. ARC is progressing towards becoming a well-functioning national society (NS).