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26 Jan 2017 description

Date of launch: 20 January, 2017

Number of people affected: 50,000

Number of people to be assisted: 10,000 people (with NFI distribution to 1,150 families/5,750 people, hygiene promotion to 3,600 families/10,000 people in addition to those reached through the health facilities and distribution of awareness materials)

SITUATION ANALYSIS

Description of the disaster

12 Jun 2014 description

Summary: CHF 69,873 was allocated from the IFRC’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF Mauritanian Red Crescent Society in delivering assistance to some 870 beneficiaries (145 households) for 3 months and assess further needs.

21 Sep 2013 description

CHF 69,873 has been allocated from the IFRC’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to support the Mauritanian Red Crescent society in delivering immediate assistance to up to 870 beneficiaries (145 households) for 3 months and assess further needs. Unearmarked funds to repay DREF are encouraged.

20 Feb 2013 description

Period covered by this Operation Update: December 2012 to January 2013.
Appeal target (current): CHF 1,009,507 Appeal coverage: 76%

Appeal history:

  • A Preliminary Emergency Appeal was launched on 22 December 2011 for a total of CHF 2,131,749 to deliver assistance to 10,000 households (60,000 persons).

  • CHF 200,000 was allocated from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC)
    Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) in December 2011 to support this operation.

07 Dec 2012 description

Summary: CHF 157,396 was allocated from the Federation’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to support the National Society to deliver immediate assistance to 600 families (3,000 beneficiaries).

The DREF operation started on 23 th February 2012 and ended 25 August 2012, after an extended timeframe of one month.

125 volunteers from the Mauritanian Red Crescent (MRC) distributed non-food items (NFIs) to 600 families, reaching its target population of the emergency intervention.

29 Aug 2012 description

This report covers the period 01 January 2012 to 30 June 2012

In brief

Programme outcome

To save lives, protect livelihoods, and strengthen recovery from disasters and crises by reducing the impact of, and vulnerability to, disasters through the development and effective use of national, regional and international Red Cross and Red Crescent capacities and resources in sheltering.

04 Jun 2012 description

Summary: After one month of delay due to the institutional transition in the National Society (preparation and holding of a General Assembly), the IFRC Regional Disaster Response Team (RDRT) member and Mauritanian Red Crescent (MRC) team arrived in the field on March 25th 2012. Since then, the DREF operation has been a success and 2/3 of the outcomes have been reached. Sixty-five Mauritanian Red Crescent volunteers were selected and trained on relief distribution, vaccination awareness as well as health, hygiene and Watsan promotion activities.

02 Mar 2012 description

The Sahel Regional Representation’s priorities are aligned to IFRC’s Strategy 2020 and are responsive to the humanitarian challenges in the region. With climate change, the region is increasingly prone to floods, drought and other effects of weather. As a further consequence, epidemics, malaria, food crisis, lack of shelter and poor access to water and sanitation have followed. In particular, food security is a priority programme component in the Sahel region. Several National Societies are implementing food security projects as part of the Africa Food Security Initiative.

23 Feb 2012 description

GLIDE n° OT-2012-000024-MRT

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) is a source of un-earmarked money created by the Federation in 1985 to ensure that immediate financial support is available for Red Cross and Red Crescent emergency response. The DREF is a vital part of the International Federation’s disaster response system and increases the ability of National Societies to respond to disasters.

02 Aug 2011 description

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) is a source of un-earmarked money created by the Federation in 1985 to ensure that immediate financial support is available for Red Cross Red Crescent response to emergencies. The DREF is a vital part of the International Federation’s disaster response system and increases the ability of National Societies to respond to disasters.

26 Oct 2010 description

26 October 2010

By Moustapha Diallo, IFRC, Dakar

Malick, who lives in the suburbs of Dakar, the capital of Senegal, does not take his eyes off the sky whenever thick black clouds gather. His anxious family pray that more rain does not fall.

"The rain is a gift of God, but now we pray that it will stop. All our houses are flooded," he explains. "We lost everything."

It's almost the end of October and still the rains continue to fall.

08 Sep 2010 description

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) is a source of un-earmarked money created by the Federation in 1985 to ensure that immediate financial support is available for Red Cross and Red Crescent emergency response.

28 Jun 2010 description

Summary: Since the start of the rainy season, the following fifteen countries have experienced significant flooding (Liberia, Guinea, Burkina Faso, Niger, Gambia, Gabon, Togo, Mali, Central African Republic, Ghana, Benin, Mauritania, Côte d'Ivoire, Sierra Leone and Senegal). Estimates indicated that more than 200,000 people were affected; thousands of families were uprooted from their homes and material losses were considerable. Other floods had caused further damage in Guinea and Sierra Leone.

10 May 2010 description

Period covered by this Ops Update: 1 November 2009-2 April 2010.

Appeal target (current): CHF 918,517 (USD 896,114 or EUR 605,283)

Appeal coverage: 100%;

Appeal history:

=B7 This Emergency Appeal was initially launched on 6 August 2009 for CHF 918,517 for 9 months to assist 25,000 beneficiaries.

=B7 Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF): CHF 200,000 was allocated from the Federation's DREF to support this Appeal and related action.

=B7 Programme update no.

19 Oct 2009 description

Period covered by this Ops Update: 6 August - 7 October 2009.

Appeal target (current): CHF 918,517 (USD 896,114 or EUR 605,283)

Appeal coverage: 91%;

Appeal history:

- This Emergency Appeal was initially launched on 6 August 2009 for CHF 918,517 for 9 months to assist 25,000 beneficiaries.

- Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF): CHF 200,000 was allocated from the Federation's DREF to support this Appeal and related action.

09 Sep 2009 description

Dakar, 9 September 2009. The heavy rains that have been lashing West and Central Africa since the month of June have caused serious flooding in many countries in the region.

06 Sep 2009 description

GLIDE n=B0 FL-2009-000170-MRT;
FL-2009-000172-BFA;
FL-2009-000174-NER;
FL-2009-000164-SEN;
FL-2009-000176-MLI;