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14 Dec 2007 description

The International Federation's Global Agenda (2006-2010)

Over the next five years, the collective focus of the Federation will be on achieving the following goals and priorities:

Our goals

Goal 1: Reduce the number of deaths, injuries and impact from disasters.

Goal 2: Reduce the number of deaths, illnesses and impact from diseases and public health emergencies.

Goal 3: Increase local community, civil society and Red Cross Red Crescent capacity to address the most urgent situations of vulnerability.

Goal 4: Promote respect for diversity and human dignity, and reduce …

10 Dec 2007 description

This report covers the period of 1 May through 31 October 2007, but reports cumulative totals from December 2004 onwards.

In a world of global challenges, continued poverty, inequity, and increasing vulnerability to disasters and disease, the International Federation with its global network, works to accomplish its Global Agenda, partnering with local community and civil society to prevent and alleviate human suffering from disasters, diseases and public health emergencies.

In brief

Executive Summary: In Eastern Africa, the countries most affected by the tsunami were Somalia and …

13 Aug 2007 description

This report covers the period of 01//01/2007 to 30/06/2007 for the 2006-2007 Appeal.

In a world of global challenges, continued poverty, inequity, and increasing vulnerability to disasters and disease, the International Federation with its global network, works to accomplish its Global Agenda, partnering with local community and civil society to prevent and alleviate human suffering from disasters, diseases and public health emergencies.

In brief

Programme Summary: In February 2007, a partnership meeting was held in Madagascar and all partners committed to support the overall …

06 Jul 2007 description
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29 Jun 2007 description

In a world of global challenges, continued poverty, inequity, and increasing vulnerability to disasters and disease, the International Federation with its global network, works to accomplish its Global Agenda, partnering with local community and civil society to prevent and alleviate human suffering from disasters, diseases and public health emergencies.

About this report

This report presents the results of the cumulative and collective effort of the International Federation and its members in supporting the recovery of communities affected by the December 2004 tsunami.

19 Apr 2007 description


In brief

This report focuses on the main events of 2006 but reports progress from December 26, 2004 up through December 31, 2006.

Global objectives: The Regional Strategy and Operational Framework (the strategy) was revised in mid-2006 reflecting changes in the operating environment as the recovery period got fully underway.

08 Jan 2007 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are active in over 185 countries.

Executive summary

At the time of the tsunami, the Seychelles Red Cross was a small but active community-based organization and was primarily governance driven. Despite its limited capacity at the time, the National Society (NS) responded quickly to the tsunami.

08 Jan 2007 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are active in over 185 countries.

Executive summary

Although the effect of the tsunami in the Eastern Africa region was comparatively small, the impact of the disaster on communities, combined with pre-existing vulnerabilities, exacerbated the situation.