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.