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30 Apr 2013 description

Overview In 2012, the Russian Red Cross (RRC) celebrated its 145th Anniversary with more than 200 different events organized by RRC branches during 2012 – exhibitions, mass campaigns, lectures, meetings with youth and volunteers. On that occasion, the Russian RC founded its anniversary medal to be granted to the most active RRC staff and volunteers.

23 Oct 2012 description

CHF 165,477 was allocated from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies` (IFRC) Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to support the Russian Red Cross Society in delivering immediate assistance to families affected by floods in the Volgograd region. While the initial assessment gave the number of beneficiaries at 957 families (2,406 people), the number of families in need increased to 1,187 families by the effective implementation of the operation.


29 May 2012 description
report Baku Today

As of May 28 morning, the water level in the village of UST-Ânsk of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) per day dropped by nearly 1.5 metres and is at $ 960 cm, with critical-940 cm. Water logged still 25 yard areas. As correspondent BakuToday in far eastern Russia, regional emergency Center for the Elimination of the accident involving 70 participants, 16 units of equipment.

26 Apr 2012 description

CHF 165,447 has been allocated from the Federation’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to support the Russian Red Cross Society in delivering immediate assistance to 957 families (2,406 people) in Volgograd region affected by floods. Unearmarked funds to repay DREF are encouraged.

23 Apr 2012 description

Mordovia citizens affected by the floods will receive first indemnities as soon as possible.

“This meeting is the direct order by the Chairman of the Government Vladimir Putin. I ask everybody to focus their attention on the people, to make lists of families and people whose property was affected by floods. First indemnities should be received by the end of next week”, - said Mr. Puchkov.

The deputy minister also noted that children in affected territories did not attend schools due to floods and this problem should be solved.

11 Apr 2012 description

As part of a general group of Emergency forces psychologists are working in 9 subjects of Central, Volga and Southern Federal Districts.

All necessary aid is provided to people in the immediate flooding zone, during evacuation and in places of temporary accommodation. Currently 86 people have asked for psychological support.