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Southeast Asia: Appeal No. MAA51001, 2010 - Programme Update n°1

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Programme purpose: To coordinate support to host national societies as they scale up their humanitarian work in line with Strategy 2020.

Programme summary: The Southeast Asia secretariat team based in Bangkok:

- Strategically supports and guides country office teams in Cambodia, Indonesia, Myanmar, Philippines, Timor-Leste, Thailand, and Viet Nam;

- Provides requested technical support to the above countries as well as national societies with no secretariat country presence (i.e. Brunei Darussalam, Lao PDR, Malaysia and Singapore);

- Strengthens institutional memory within the membership and the sharing of good practice and lessons learnt;

- Coordinates International Red Cross Red Crescent Movement work in the region within the IFRC mandate, including strengthening relations with partner national societies.

Financial situation: The total budget for 2010 is CHF 3,777,9691 (USD 3.48 million or EUR 2.86 million) of which 81 per cent is covered. Overall expenditure to date is 28.2 per cent.

No. of people we help: The programme supports the 11 national societies of Southeast Asia, who, in turn, work with millions of people. The plan also supports Red Cross Red Crescent partners active in the region.