This report covers the period of 1 January to 31 December 2010.
Programme purpose: To coordinate and support IFRC (i.e. secretariat and partner national societies) efforts to assist host national societies in Southeast Asia to scale up their work in line with Strategy 2020.
Programme summary: The Southeast Asia team based in Bangkok has:
• Supported and guided country office teams in Cambodia/Lao PDR, Indonesia, Myanmar,Philippines, Timor-Leste, Thailand, and Viet Nam; • Provided technical and strategic support to the above countries as well as national societies with no dedicated secretariat country presence (i.e. Brunei Darussalam, Malaysia and Singapore);
• Strengthened institutional memory of the membership by capturing and sharing knowledge, good practice and lessons learnt;
• Via good partner relations, coordinated International Red Cross Red Crescent Movement work in the region within the IFRC mandate.
• Supported national societies as part of the zone team at times of disaster, ie in the recent floods in Southeast Asia
Financial situation: The total budget for 2010 was CHF 2,859,261, which was covered up to 128 per cent.
Overall expenditure against the budget is 87 per cent.