Armenia: MAAAM002 - Annual Report 2010


This report covers the period 01/01/2010 to 31/12/2010

In brief

Programme outcome: The National Society programmes are aligned with the strategic aims of the Strategy 2020 to save lives, protect livelihoods, and strengthen recovery from disasters and crises; enable healthy and safe living; and promote social inclusion and culture of non-violence and peace. The capacity-building efforts are in line with the enabling action one to build strong National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

Programme(s) summary:
The programs implemented by the National Society are in line with the strategic priorities and annual plan of Armenian Red Cross Society (ARCS) and directed at the disaster risk reduction, health and care and resource mobilization activities.

Financial situation: The total 2010 budget is CHF 350,548 of which CHF 324,023 (92 per cent) covered during the reporting period (including opening balance). Overall expenditure during the reporting period was CHF 208,171 (64 per cent) of the budget.

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, Norwegian Red Cross, Danish Red Cross, Icelandic Red Cross, Netherlands Red Cross, IFRC Climate Change Center; number of international organisations such as: Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA), GTZ, DIPECHO, “World Vision” Armenia, Caritas, OXFAM GB, UN agencies, MSF, Global Fund, Mission East Elly Lily and Company, American Peace Corps; Armenian authorities: Armenian Rescue Service, National Survey for Seismic Protection, Crisis Management State Academy, Ministry of Education and Science, Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Health, National Statistical Service, National Tuberculosis Program agency, Shirak regional Rescue Service, “LORE” rescue team NGO.

A long-term cooperation has been established with the leading mobile operator VivaCell-MTS. A number of Partnerships were established with local companies, such as Ashtarak kat, Arzni kat (dairy producing companies). Armenian Red Cross has also been actively involved in the works of the Network of Volunteer Involving organizations initiated by the UNV.