Bangladesh: Country Plan 2009-2010 (MAABD001) Annual report


This report covers the period 1 January 2009 to 31 December 2009

In brief

Programmes' purpose:

Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) activities are aimed at strengthening BDRCS's capacity in disaster response and preparedness for response, as well as community-based disaster preparedness, disaster mitigation and disaster risk reduction.

The health and care programme addresses a range of issues such as HIV (as part of the Global Alliance on HIV), community-based health, emergency health, as well as issues such as measles, as well as avian and human influenza to improve the health status of the targeted vulnerable people.

The organizational development programme supported BDRCS in working towards achieving the characteristics of a "well functioning national society". The principles and values programme focused on promoting Red Cross Red Crescent principles and values to reduce the discrimination among the targeted communities and through it, to improve the service delivery capabilities of BDRCS.