Van Earthquake Revised Emergency Appeal n° MDRTR002

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This revised Emergency Appeal has a budget of CHF 9,402,445. There is a need still to cover CHF 4,865,091 in cash, kind, or services to support the Turkish Red Crescent Society (TRCS) to assist 10,000 households (60,000 beneficiaries based on revised assessment figures) for 12 months. The operation will be completed by 10th November 2012. A Final Report will be made available by the end of January 2013.

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). On 16 November 2011 the level of the appeal coverage reached 44% of the budget of the preliminary emergency appeal, through firm cash pledges and confirmed in-kind contributions

  • Operations Updates no. 1, 2 and 3 were issued on 1st , 4th and 10th November 2011.

  • After the recent earthquakes of 9 November 2011, this revised appeal reflects the changing needs and complements the efforts of the Turkish National Society, and is based on the joint needs assessment of the affected population conducted by the Turkish Red Crescent in cooperation with the local authorities.