Earthquake Emergency Appeal No. M05EA022 Operations Update No. 36


Period covered by this operation update: 1 December 2010 to 31 July 2011

Appeal target (current): CHF 167.6 million (USD 153.8 million or EUR 111 million);

This operations has been extended to 31 December 2011. The Final Report will be made available three months after the end of the operation (by 31 March 2012).

Appeal history:

  • Operations update 35 extended the operational period to 30 June 2011.

  • Operations update 31 revised the budget figures from CHF 164.5 million (USD 157.8 million or EUR 101.8 million) to CHF 167.6 million (USD 153.1 million or EUR 106.8 million) due to adjustments in the values of in-kind donations to the appeal.

  • The appeal budget was further revised down from CHF 165.2 million (USD 158.6 million or EUR 102.3 million) to CHF 164.5 million (USD 157.8 million or EUR 101.8 million) and the timeframe of the operation was extended to the end of 2009 as stated in operations update no. 30, posted on 7 May 2008.

  • The budget for the appeal was revised down to CHF 165 million on 12 December 2006 to assist over 1,085,000 beneficiaries until the end of 2008.

  • A revised emergency appeal was launched on 28 March 2006 for CHF 227 million to assist over 1,085,000 beneficiaries through to the end of 2008.

  • The preliminary appeal budget was increased to CHF 73.3 million on 12 October 2005 and the number of beneficiaries increased to 150,000 families (750,000 beneficiaries) for six months. The number of beneficiaries was revised down to 70,000 families on 17 October 2005; based on delivery capacity and a revised average family size of seven.

  • This emergency appeal was initially launched on preliminary basis on 9 October 2005 for CHF 10.8 million (USD 10.38 million or EUR 6.69 million) for four months to assist 30,000 families (120,000 beneficiaries).

  • Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF): CHF 200,000 was initially allocated from the IFRC’s DREF to support the National Society to respond to the earthquake disaster.