This final report marks the conclusion of the Tropical Cyclone Winston Emergency Appeal operation that spanned a 19-month period from 22 February 2016 to 30 September 2017. The Fiji Red Cross Society, with IFRC support, reached 77,000 people in the areas of health and care; water, sanitation and hygiene promotion; shelter and settlements (and household items); shelter recovery; restoring family links; National Society capacity building and quality programming.
The Emergency Appeal sought CHF 4,385,118 of which CHF 4,384,632 was raised. The total expenditure recorded was CHF 4,364,988 (99.6 per cent of income), leaving a balance of CHF 19,643 as of March 2018. The balance funds will be transferred to Operational Plan 2018 for the IFRC CCST Suva to enable the country office to continue to support the Pacific National Societies long-term programmes. Details of the expenditure are outlined in the attached final financial report