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17 Jun 2016 description
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17 June 2016 – The World Health Organization (WHO)/the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and partners have set out their strategic response to Zika which will place a greater focus on preventing and managing medical complications caused by Zika virus infection. To date, US$121.9 million are necessary to effectively implement the Zika Strategic Response Plan, July 2016 to December 2017.

17 Feb 2016 description

Zika Outbreak: WHO's Global Emergency Response Plan

WHO has launched a global Strategic Response Framework and Joint Operations Plan to guide the international response to the spread of Zika virus infection and the neonatal malformations and neurological conditions associated with it.

05 Feb 2016 description

Introduction

This document outlines the strategy of the Pan American Health Organization, Regional Office of the World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) for the enhancement of technical cooperation to Member States in light of the rapid regional dissemination of Zika virus since November 2015. This technical cooperation builds on ongoing efforts to strengthen the detection, prevention, and response to arboviral illnesses.

Background

02 Feb 2016 description

This Emergency Appeal seeks a total of 2,380,409 Swiss francs (CHF) to enable the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to support the National Societies in the Americas region to deliver assistance and support to 200,000 people through direct intervention and 1 million people through indirect community engagement, with a focus on health, water, sanitation, hygiene promotion and preparedness. This regional Emergency Appeal is launched on a preliminary basis pending further assessment and revision in the coming weeks.

22 Nov 2010 description

GLIDE n=B0 TC-2010-000216-BRB/LCA/VCT

This Emergency Appeal seeks 1,045,054 Swiss francs (1,064,350 US dollars or 779,507 euro) in cash, kind, or services to support the National Societies of Barbados, Saint Lucia and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines to assist 2,050 families for six months: This operation will be completed by early May 2011.

03 Nov 2010 description

This Preliminary Emergency Appeal seeks 611,470 Swiss francs (622,109 US dollars or 446,067 euro) in cash, kind, or services to support the National Societies of Barbados, Saint Lucia and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines to assist 1,550 families for six months, and will be completed by early May 2011. A Final Report will be made available by August 2011 (three months after the end of the operation).

51,653 Swiss francs were allocated from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to support this operation.

15 Jul 2005 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity.

10 Sep 2004 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity.

16 Dec 2003 description

The International Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. The Federation is the world's largest humanitarian organization, and its millions of volunteers are active in over 180 countries. All international assistance to support vulnerable communities seeks to adhere to the Code of Conduct and the Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Disaster Response, according to the SPHERE Project.

03 May 2002 description


This Annual Report is intended for reporting on the Federation's Annual Appeals only.
Appeal Target: CHF 4,447,824 (USD 2.7ml EUR 3m)

"At a Glance"

Appeal coverage: 54.8%

Related Appeals: 01.23/2002