The IFRC Donor Advisory Group (DAG) comprised eight members and three observers. The DAG is made up of governments and national societies contributing at least CHF 10 million annually.
During 2017 millions of people in Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen faced a severe food crisis with risks of famine and were in urgent need of humanitarian assistance.
Experience from emergency operations of the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the Netherlands Red Cross (NLRC), show the importance of unearmarked funding.
Thematic funding for the IFRC consists of pooled funds to support the delivery of results in thematic areas, rather than specific programmes or projects. This provides the IFRC with the flexibility to direct the funds where they are needed, when they a …
There are 190 Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies around the globe – independent, local humanitarian organizations serving the world’s most vulnerable communities through their network of 160,000 local branches and 11.5 million volunteers.
When emergencies strike, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies works to support its member National Societies to deliver lifesaving assistance to vulnerable communities and to help them recover.
The Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is made up of 190 National Societies, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).
One of the largest ever movements of people is currently taking place across the Americas. National Red Cross Societies in Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, Guyana, Panama, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay and Venezuela are being supported by IFRC to deliv …
IFRC Secretariat Policy on Prevention and Response to Sexual Exploitation and Abuse
Lombok island has suffered two devastating earthquakes within days of one another. On 29 July, 14 people were killed by a 6.4 quake. A second, measuring 7.0, hit the same areas on 5 August, killing at least 98 people. Hundreds of people were injured, a …