The IFRC launched an emergency appeal, asking for CHF100 million to harness the goodwill shown by people inside Morocco and around the world.
The IFRC has announced an emergency appeal for 10 million Swiss Francs to scale up the Libyan Red Crescent's relief efforts in response to the floods caused by Storm Daniel in north-eastern Libya. The disaster, which struck on Sunday, 10 September, has led to overwhelming destruction, leaving thousands of people missing and severely straining already fragile infrastructure.
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has launched an emergency appeal for 100 million Swiss Francs to further scale up relief efforts of the Moroccan Red Crescent. More than three days after the earthquake hit Morocco, aid is reaching more remote locations, but conditions are challenging.
Sub-Saharan Africa is currently grappling with one of the most severe food crises in decades, affecting millions of vulnerable people across the region. The IFRC is responding to this urgent call for humanitarian assistance by launching a regional Emergency Appeal to address the acute food insecurity and protect the lives, livelihoods, and prospects of approximately 7.7 million people.
The IFRC is raising concern that progress is stalling at COP27 and that there is a risk that the ambition to deliver and build on commitments made in Glasgow is slipping away.
As COP27 gets underway what’s most urgently needed is clear: accelerated investment in communities on the frontlines of the climate crisis.
Despite the available evidence, new data shows that none of the world's 30 most vulnerable countries are among the 30 highest recipients of adaptation funding per capita.
Nearly a million people have been forced to leave their homes in search of food and water in parts of Somalia and Kenya, as a catastrophic hunger crisis continues to unfold.
Francesco Rocca has secured a second four-year term as President of the IFRC. Mr. Rocca was elected by representatives of 192 National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies at the IFRC’s 23rd General Assembly held in Geneva.
Climate change is already having devastating humanitarian consequences for billions of people in every region of the world, exacting the heaviest toll on the lives and livelihoods of the most vulnerable.