Words from our Secretary General

Around the world, we worked with National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies to support more children, mothers and fathers in hardship.

Our single greatest asset is our people.

190
National Societies

Around 14 million
active volunteers

160,000
Branches

190 National Societies

Around 14 million active volunteers

160,000 Branches

Through our global network, we were on the ground before, during and after disasters and crises around the world.

24.9 million people were supported through the Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF)

2

Population movement

5

Droughts

6

Earthquakes

11

Tropical cyclones

20

Epidemics

33

Floods

1.8 million households

were provided with emergency shelter and settlement assistance.

6.7 million people

reached with National Society emergency health management programmes.

3.5 million people

reached through safe water, improved sanitation, and hygiene promotion programmes.

57 million people helped through disaster risk reduction (DRR) programmes

292 million Swiss francs spent on DRR activities

57 million people

helped through disaster risk reduction programmes

 

292 million Swiss francs

spent on DRR activities

 

We rapidly delivered aid and support in times of crisis.

Movement aid distribution figure

134,900 m3 of goods delivered

This would fill 54,000 Olympic-size swimming pools

Movement aid distribution figure

85.5 million mosquito nets

Movement aid distribution figure

776,700 food parcels

Movement aid distribution figure

525,600 hygiene kits

134,900 m3 of goods delivered

This would fill 54,000 Olympic-size swimming pools.

85.5 million mosquito nets

776,700 food parcels

525,600 hygiene kits

We worked with National Societies to put communities at the centre of humanitarian action.

We launched virtualvolunteer.org

A knowledge app to connect people migrating, or considering migrating, with information and services.

We were pioneers in cash transfer programming in emergencies, giving people choice and dignity.

10 million Swiss francs

in cash grants were distributed to 505,000 people.