West Sumatra Earthquakes Emergency appeal no. MDRID004 Operations update no. 18


Period covered by this operations update: 7 October 2009 - 30 June 2011

Appeal target (current): CHF 14,219,542

Appeal coverage: With contributions received to date, the appeal is fully covered in cash and kind.

Appeal history:

  • This operations update extends this appeal’s operational timeframe up to 31 August 2011. A final report will be issued by 30 November 2011.

  • In July 2010, a revised appeal was launched for CHF 14,219,542.
    While the implementation of activities of the West Sumatra operations as stated in the original appeal have been completed since end-September 2010, activities of the West Java operations as one of the components under the West Sumatra emergency appeal were initially extended until 31 March 2011.

  • The emergency appeal was launched on 5 November 2009 for CHF 13,293,583 in cash, kind, or services. The overall budget of Indonesian Red Cross (Palang Merah Indonesia/PMI) operations is CHF 19,627,833. The balance is being covered by bilateral contributions made directly to PMI by partner national societies.

  • A revised preliminary emergency appeal was launched on 7 October 2009 for CHF 19,185,775 in cash, kind, or services to support PMI in assisting up to 20,000 families (approximately 100,000 individuals) for six months.

  • A preliminary emergency appeal was launched on 4 October 2009 for CHF 6,842,032 in cash, kind, or services to support PMI in assisting up to 5,000 families (approximately 25,000 individuals) for six months.

  • Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF): CHF 235,000 was allocated on 1 October 2009 to support this operation.