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14 Dec 2015 description


Sixth modification as of 1/12/2015
In order to be able to contract the entire budget of the West Africa HIP, an amount of EUR 33 926 needs to be shifted from the Man-made disaster specific objective to the Natural disaster specific objective of financing Decision ECHO/WWD/BUD/2015/01000. The total amount of the West Africa HIP remains unchanged

01 Oct 2015 description
report Islamic Relief

Islamic Relief Worldwide has today published its annual report for 2014, which gives details of income and expenditure – and the positive impact achieved for millions of vulnerable people.

In 2014, our total global income reached £182 million – a growth of £62 million since 2012 – and voluntary income rose to a record high of 79 per cent of our total income. This year saw even more spending carried out directly through our field offices worldwide.

18 Aug 2015 description


The outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in West Africa is unprecedented in its scale, severity, and complexity. More than 23,200 people have been infected by 15 February 2015, resulting in over 9,300 deaths. Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone are still affected by this outbreak, and are struggling to control the epidemic against a backdrop of extreme poverty, weak health systems and social customs that make breaking human-to-human transmission difficult.

05 Aug 2015 description

This report covers the period: 1 January 2014 to 31 December 2014

Red Cross Staff receive confirmed Ebola patients at the then new Ebola treatment Centre in Kenema, Sierra Leone in September. More than 25,000 cases have been registered and more than 10,000 deaths in the worst Ebola epidemic the world has seen. National Societies continue to be on the forfront of the reponse and the IFRC, and its Secretariat have worked together to support them.


Programme outcome

17 Jun 2015 description


Le 15 juin, deux attentats suicides simultanés devant le siège de la police et de l'académie de police dans la capitale N'Djamena ont tué au moins 23 personnes. Il n'y avait aucune revendication immédiate, mais les militants de Boko Haram ont dans le passé menacé d'attaquer le Tchad et les pays voisins en représailles de leur offensive contre le groupe armé. L'attaque est la première de son genre au Tchad. Jusqu'à présent, Boko Haram a ciblé des villages tchadiens sur les rives du lac Tchad.

17 Jun 2015 description


On 15 June, two simultaneous suicide bombings outside the police headquarters and police academy in the capital N’Djamena killed at least 23 people. There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but Boko Haram militants have in the past threatened to attack Chad and neighbouring countries for battling the militant group. The attack is the first of its kind in Chad. Up to now, Boko Haram has mainly targeted Chadian villages on the shores of Lake Chad.

12 May 2015 description

Period covered: January-December 2014

Overview -- DCM mission and core functions

The Disaster and Crisis Management (DCM) department’s mission is to ensure that a well functioning, relevant global disaster management system is in place to address the needs of communities who are vulnerable to or affected by disasters and crises. DCM is part of a global disaster management team guided by the following key strategic priorities: