Van Earthquake, Emergency Appeal n° MDRTR002 operation update n°2


Period covered by this Operations Update: 1 to 4 November 2011.

Appeal target (current): CHF 10,421,025.

Appeal coverage: Up to 4 th November 2011 the level of the appeal coverage has reached 28 %, through firm cash pledges and confirmed in-kind contributions. A number of important soft pledges and substantial bilateral support (tents and blankets) has been received. Today it has been agreed with the Turkish Red Crescent that the needs in these relief supplies have been covered and support will be needed for the early recovery phase.

Appeal history:

  • This emergency appeal was launched on a preliminary basis on 26 October 2011 for CHF 10,421,025 for the period of nine months to assist 10,000 households (50,000 beneficiaries).

  • Operations Update no. 1 was issued on 1 November 2011.