Tropical Storm Washi (MDRPH008) - Operations Update no 2


Period covered by this operations update: 23-28 December 2011

Appeal target (current): CHF 2,629,398

Appeal coverage: The appeal is 48 per cent covered through contributions received. Further funding is also in the pipeline. Funds are urgently needed to enable Philippine Red Cross to meet the immediate needs of most vulnerable storm-affected families.

Appeal history:

  • This emergency appeal was launched on a preliminary basis on 21 December 2011 for CHF 2,629,398 for nine months to assist 5,000 families (25,000 people)

  • Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF): CHF 200,000 was allocated from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies’ (IFRC) DREF to support the initial response of the national society.