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08 Jan 2013 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Frequent small- to mediumscale disasters occurred throughout the region in 2012.

  • Humanitarian partners in Tajikistan seek $492,969 to help Rasht Valley earthquake-affected people.

  • Kyrgyzstan at risk of food and energy crisis.

  • Over 7,000 ethnic Armenians fled Syria in 2012, but not all are seeking refugee status.

27 Aug 2012 description

Summary: CHF 175,704 was allocated from the IFRC’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) on 27 February 2012 to support the Kazakhstan Red Crescent Society in delivering assistance to some 4,000 beneficiaries and to replenish disaster preparedness stocks.

Within the framework of the response operation, the Kazakhstan National Society carried out detailed needs assessment and prepared a list of the beneficiaries according to criteria agreed with community leaders, beneficiary representatives and the local authorities.

31 Mar 2012 description

Highlights

Since November 2011, the region has received $8 million in humanitarian funding

In turn, the region has provided $1.3 million in humanitarian funding

National Red Crescent Societies respond to emergencies in Kazakhstan and Tajikistan

27 Feb 2012 description

CHF 175,704 has been allocated from the IFRC’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to support the Kazakhstan National Society in delivering immediate assistance to some 4,000 beneficiaries. Unearmarked funds to repay DREF are encouraged.

Summary: On 18-20 February, 2012 quick melting of snow and rainfall resulted in floods in South-Kazakhstan region. Flood waters inundated 26 settlements in 7 districts and suburbs of the regional centre city of Shymkent affecting more than 9,400 people.