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13 Sep 2017 description

Asia Pacific regional disaster response team training has been conducted from 20th to 26th of August. Around 30 delegates of Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies of Australia, Pakistan, Thailand, Solomon Islands, North Korea, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal and Mongolia has participated in the training. The training was facilitated by the delegates of IFRC.

12 Apr 2017 description

Mongolia is currently experiencing Dzud, local term for extremely low temperatures and heavy snowfalls, which prevents livestock from accessing pasture or from receiving adequate hay and fodder.

The Mongolian Red Cross Society, in cooperation with The International Federation of Red Cross, launched an appeal to deliver assistance and support to the herder population, who are at risk of losing millions of livestock, the only source of food, transport, and income for almost half of the Mongolian population.

03 Mar 2017 description

Mongolia is currently experiencing Dzud, local term for extremely low temperatures and heavy snowfalls, which prevents livestock from accessing pasture or from receiving adequate hay and fodder.

The Mongolian Red Cross Society, in cooperation with The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, launched an appeal to deliver assistance and support to the herder population, who are at risk of losing millions of livestock, the only source of food, transport, and income for almost half of the Mongolian population

11 Apr 2013 description

Khalkhgol and Matad soums of Dornod province had difficult winterization with huge amount of snow this year, currently both soums are experiencing harsh spring. Provincial People’s representatives and Red Cross branch of Dornod province launched a co-appeal for citizens and businesses to help affected herders in those soums, according to domestic appeal launched by MRCS. Red Cross branch has organized a relief distribution of aid donated by citizens and businesses in Khalkhgol soum.

29 Jan 2013 description

Appealing to citizens, businesses, government and non-government organizations for donations Nintey percent of Mongolian territory has been covered with snow and 91 soums in 18 provinces are in a dzud state with a high density of snow that is 20-60 centimeters thick or up to 60-130 centimeters in some places.

More than 96 soums in 17 provinces are in further danger of entering the dzud state, if the snow thickness and density is increased.

27 Jan 2013 description

Today, Mongolian president Ts.Elbegdorj met with Mr.D.Terbishdagva, Deputy prime minister, Mr.Kh.Battulga, Minister of Agriculture, Mr. Ts.Tuvaan, deputy minister of Agriculture, Mr.T.Dulamdorj, Head of NEMA on winterization and zud issues.

02 Jan 2013 description

NDRT members assessed the winter condition in Zavkhan, Khuvsgul, Arkhangai and Uvurkhangai provinces between 28 to 31st December.

In the frame of assessment, team members visited to herding families and had meetings with local government officials in affected soums. Winterization in those provinces are getting worse in many soums already, for example 80% of the Zavkhan territory has been covered by thick snow.