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Russian Federation: Long Term Planning Framework, 2012-2015

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  1. Who are we?

Regional Representation of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies for Russia is one of two Regional Representations within the IFRC Europe Zone.
History of the Moscow Regional Representation:

  • Opened in 1992 at the request of the Russian Red Cross to support the Russian Red Cross during a transitional period.
  • During the 90s, work was dominated by the coordination of emergency relief appeals.
  • From 2001-2006, work concentrated on supporting the Russian Red Cross to counter the spread of infectious diseases and to respond to natural and man-made disasters.
  • 2006 – The Russian Delegation became the Regional Office for Russia, Belarus, Ukraine and Moldova.
  • 2007 – The Regional Office became a permanent part of the Europe Zone as one of Regional Representations for Europe.
  • From 2011 Regional Representation focused its activity on enhancement of regional cooperation with CIS countries on Disaster management, Migration, Health & Care.

Long Term Planning Framework To support operational plan 2012-2015 of the Russian Red Cross Society International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies 2 I Long Term Planning Framework 2012-2015 The Regional Representation is currently designed to: (a) Provide technical support in the areas of HIV, TB,

Disaster Management and Social Development programming; (b) Represent and advocate on behalf of National Societies on migration and disaster preparedness and response; (c) Manage the process of applying for and reporting on internationally mobilized funds; (d) Ensure financial management and support to the NS.