Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) n°MAA00010, Mid-Year Update
MAA00010 August 2012
Period covered: January to June 2012
Overview Seventy three allocations were made by the DREF during the first six months of 2012 for a total of CHF 11,778,445. Eighty per cent of the allocations were made as grants to support response to small or medium-scale disasters, referred to as DREF operations. Twelve emergency appeals received start-up funding loans. The allocations supported response to 69 different operations by 54 National Societies.
The amount allocated was 5 per cent above forecast and 80 per cent higher than the amount allocated at the same date in 2011.