Russia

Russia: Appeal No. MAARU002 Annual Report 2010

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This report covers the period 01/01/2010 to 31/12/2010.

In brief Programme outcome: The programmes supported by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in the Russian Federation are in line with the Strategy 2020 strategic aims to save lives, protect livelihoods, and strengthen recovery from disaster and crises; to enable healthy and safe living; and to build strong National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

Programme summary: Due to the end of TB control program in September 2010, new program “Strengthening Cross-Sectoral Collaboration for More Effective National Response to MDR TB Spread” was designed, submitted to USAID and approved by the donor, who granted a total amount of 9,8 millions of USD for the period of 2010-2015. The first amount of 1,9 million USD was allocated for the period September 2010-March 2012. Implementation of the program started in October 2010.

In 2010, the cooperation with Eli Lilly has been further strengthened. In the framework of the Global IFRC/Eli Lilly Partnership, Russian Red Cross with IFRC technical support developed a project proposal "Enhancement of community involvement and social mobilization on MDR-TB prevention" and received a grant of 50,000 USD.
In the reporting period 5 DREF operations were implemented in Russia with overall budget of CHF 391,010.