Serbia: Population Movement Revised Emergency appeal n° MDRRS011 Operations Update n° 2

With this Operations Update no.2, the Red Cross of Serbia is extending the timeframe of the operation up until 30 April 2017 and to includes in the budget the costs related to the procurement of two vehicles to support the food distributions. The new budget stands for the amount of 2,897,241 Swiss francs.

Additional contribution from ECHO will be received for the continuation of food distributions and provision of services including psychosocial support, anti-trafficking program and distribution of hygiene items. The Emergency Appeal will be revised in January 2017 to reflect these additional activities and an amended budget.

Appeal history:

  • On 18 August 2015, a DREF allocation was released in the sum of CHF 318,035.

  • On 9 September 2015, an Emergency Appeal was launched with a budget of CHF 2,064,735.

  • On 28 October 2015, Revised Emergency Appeal no. 1 was issued to increase the budget to CHF 3,233,828.

  • On 16 February 2016, Revised Emergency Appeal no. 2 was issued, increasing the number of targeted beneficiaries to 380,580 and an increased budget of CHF 4,608,610.

  • On 5 July 2016, Revised Emergency Appeal no.3 was published to reflect a reduced budget to CHF 2,775,648 with a reduced number of 196,000 beneficiaries.

  • On 13 September 2016, an Operations Update no. 1 was published to report on the progress of the operation.