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09 Mar 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.

In Brief

Period covered by this Final Report: 30 December 2005 to 22 March 2006.

History of this Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF)-funded operation:

CHF 31,364 was allocated from the Federation's DREF on 30 December 2005 to respond to the needs of this operation.

16 Mar 2006 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 183 countries. For more information: www.ifrc.org

30 Dec 2005 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 183 countries.

In Brief

CHF 31,364 HAS BEEN ALLOCATED FROM THE FEDERATION'S DISASTER RELIEF EMERGENCY FUND (DREF) TO ASSIST SOME 54 HOUSEHOLDS FOR 3 MONTHS AND FOR RECONSTRUCTION OF DAMAGED STRUCTURES.

UNEARMARKED FUNDS TO REPAY DREF ARE ENCOURAGED.

The situation

05 Dec 2005 description

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is assessing the damage that may have been caused in and around the town of Kalemie on Lake Tanganyika, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which was the epicentre of the earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale, which hit the region at 12.19 GMT today.