Bolivia: Floods DREF operation n° MDRBO003 Final Report

Situation Report
Originally published


The International Federation's Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) is a source of un-earmarked money created by the Federation in 1985 to ensure that immediate financial support is available for Red Cross Red Crescent response to emergencies. The DREF is a vital part of the International Federation's disaster response system and increases the ability of national societies to respond to disasters.

Summary: CHF 125,000 (USD 110,132 or EUR 75,758) was allocated from the Federation's Disaster Relief Fund (DREF) on 28 January 2008 to support the Bolivian Red Cross (BRC) in delivering humanitarian assistance to 1,300 families (some 6,500 people) due to the climatic phenomena known as La Niña.