Emergency Disaster Assistance Fund

The Emergency Disaster Assistance Fund (EDAF) is a draw-down fund administered by the Canadian Red Cross Society that allows for immediate Canadian support to International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) emergency operations in response to sudden-onset small- and medium-scale humanitarian situations, including natural disasters, non-recurrent health epidemics, and conflicts. The EDAF increases the effectiveness and timeliness of assistance to crisis-affected people.

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DateCountryDisasterEDAF Contribution
2020-11-20ColombiaHurricane

Colombia – Hurricane Iota

On 20 November 2020 the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Colombian Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 12,000 people for 3 months. The operation will focus on shelter, health, water, sanitation and hygiene as well as protection and livelihoods assistance.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: DREF Plan of Action (PDF)

2020-11-16BelizeHurricane

Belize – Hurricane Eta

On 16 November 2020, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Belize Red Crescent Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 5000 people for three months. The operation will provide emergency health services, shelter needs, and water, sanitation and hygiene for those most affected by the storm.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Belize – Hurricane Eta

2020-11-12Costa RicaHurricane

Costa Rica – Hurricane Eta

On 12 November 2020, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Costa Rican Red Crescent Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 7,500 people for three months. The operation will provide emergency health services, shelter needs, and water, sanitation and hygiene for those most affected by the storm.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Costa Rica – Hurricane Eta

2020-11-02PhilippinesTyphoon

Philippines – Typhoon Goni 

On November 2, 2020 the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Philippine Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 80,000 people for 12 months.  On November 13, 2020 the IFRC launched a revised emergency relief operation to support the Philippine Red Cross Society in providing additional assistance to approximately 100,000 people for 24 months. The operation will focus on the provision of shelter and settlements, livelihoods and basic needs, health, water, sanitation and hygiene promotion (WASH), as well as disaster risk reduction, community engagement and accountability (CEA) as well as protection, gender and inclusion (PGI).

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. 

For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: revised Emergency Appeal – Typhoon Goni.

2020-10-19VietnamFlood

Vietnam – Floods

On October 19, 2020 the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Viet Nam Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 47,960 people for three months. On October 28, 2020, the IFRC launched a revised emergency relief operation to support the Viet Nam Red Cross Society in providing assistance to approximately 160,000 people for 12 months. The operation will focus on the provision of emergency health, livelihoods, shelter, and water, sanitation and hygiene, as well as focusing on disaster risk reduction, community engagement and accountability, and protection, gender and inclusion.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency appeal – Viet Nam floods.

2020-10-19NigeriaFlood

Nigeria – Floods

On October 19, 2020 the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Nigeria Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 12,000 people for 4 months. The operation will focus on providing unconditional cash grants to allow flood-affected households to meet their basic needs, as well as activities to improve access to safe water and promote proper hygiene practices.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action – Floods in Nigeria.

2020-10-06TunisiaFlood

Tunisia – Floods

On October 6, 2020, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Tunisian Red Crescent Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 10,000 people for three months. The operation will focus on providing emergency shelter, psychosocial support, food assistance, emergency health care, and water, sanitation, and hygiene support. Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society.

For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Tunisia – Flash Floods.

2020-10-01ChadFlood

Chad – Floods

On October 1, 2020, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Chadian Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 3,210 people affected by flooding in Chad for 3 months. The operation will focus on meeting the immediate needs of the most vulnerable populations through the provision of emergency shelter, distribution of household items, as well as WASH and health promotion activities.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action – Chad.

2020-09-27EthiopiaFlood

Ethiopia – Floods

On September 27, 2020, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Ethiopia Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 11,300 people for four months. The operation will focus on providing healthcare, safe water and sanitation, shelter, protection, and livelihoods support to households affected by the flooding in Amhara state.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action – Floods in Ethiopia.

2020-09-25Burkina FasoFlood

Burkina Faso – Floods

On September 25, 2020, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Burkinabe Red Cross Society (BRCS) in providing immediate assistance to approximately 5000 people for four months. The operation will focus on the provision of food assistance, shelters, and essential household items to persons affected by flooding in the provinces of Kadiogo, Gourma and Sanmatenga.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to the Red Cross Emergency Plan of Action – Floods in Burkina Faso.

2020-09-16GuineaFlood

Guinea – Flooding in Kankan Province

On September 16, 2020 the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Red Cross Society of Guinea in providing immediate assistance to approximately 19,814 people for 3 months. The operation will focus on providing shelter and improving the water, hygiene, and sanitation situation in affected regions.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action Guinea – Floods in Kankan.

2020-09-12SenegalFlood

Senegal – Floods in Dakar and Thèis

On September 12, 2020 the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Senegalese Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 8,100 people for 4 months. The operation will focus on providing emergency shelter, essential household items, health assistance, water, sanitation, and hygiene support.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action Senegal – Floods in Dakar and Thèis.

2020-08-27NigerFlood

Niger – Floods

On August 27, 2020, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Niger Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 7,000 people for 3 months. The operation will focus on the provision of shelter and household items, livelihood and basic needs support, and WASH.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Niger - Floods.

2020-08-25AlgeriaEarthquake

Algeria – Earthquake

On August 25, 2020 the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Algerian Red Crescent Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 10,000 people for four months. The operation will provide first aid, psychosocial support, evacuation and transport to emergency shelters, provision of hot meals and food baskets, emergency shelter and shelter items.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Algeria – Earthquake.

2020-08-20PakistanFlood, Monsoon

Pakistan – Monsoon Floods

On August 20, 2020 the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Pakistan Red Crescent Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 68,250 people for four months. The operation will focus on the provision of water, sanitation, and hygiene services and cash assistance.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action – Pakistan: Monsoon Floods.

2020-08-13SudanFlood

Sudan – Floods

On August 13, 2020 the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Sudan Red Crescent Society in providing immediate assistance to over 134,000 people for 4 months. The operation will focus on search and rescue, assistance with the discharge of water from affected areas/dwellings, provision of first aid services and psychosocial support, distribution of non-food items, and registration of damage to houses, livestock and property.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Sudan - Floods.

2020-08-01NepalFlood, Landslide

Nepal – Floods and Landslides

On August 1, 2020 the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Nepal Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 25,000 people for three months. The operation will focus on the provision of shelter, health, water, sanitation and hygiene services, as well as cash assistance.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Nepal – Floods and Landslides.

2020-07-27IndiaFlood

India – Floods

On July 27, 2020 the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Indian Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 37,500 people for five months. The operation will focus on the provision of shelter supplies and of water, sanitation and hygiene services.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: India - Floods.

2020-07-27MyanmarFlood

Myanmar – Mandalay Floods

On July 27, 2020 the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Myanmar Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 20,000 people for three months. The operation will focus on the provision of emergency food assistance, multi-purpose cash grants, emergency health care, protection services, and water, sanitation and hygiene support.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Myanmar – Mandalay Floods.

2020-07-20IndonesiaFlood

Indonesia – Floods

On July 20, 2020 the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Indonesian Red Cross in providing immediate assistance to approximately 22,360 people for four months. The operation will focus on the provision of shelter, health and water, sanitation and hygiene services, as well as cash assistance.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Indonesia - Floods.

2020-07-20MongoliaFlood

Mongolia – Floods

On July 20, 2020 the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Mongolia Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 3,700 people for three months. The operation will focus on the provision of essential non-food items, hygiene kits, and cash assistance.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Mongolia – Flash Floods.

2020-07-17BangladeshFlood, Monsoon

Bangladesh – Monsoon Floods

On July 17, 2020 the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 25,000 people for three months. The operation will focus on the provision of emergency food assistance, multi-purpose cash grants, shelter materials, emergency health care, protection services, and water, sanitation and hygiene support.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Bangladesh – Monsoon Floods.

2020-07-15EthiopiaCivil unrest

Ethiopia – Civil unrest

On July 15, 2020, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Ethiopia Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 5,900 people for five months. The operation will focus on healthcare, shelter, and livelihoods support for households displaced by violence and insecurity in Oromia State.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action – Civil unrest in Ethiopia.

2020-07-10SerbiaFlood

Serbia – Floods

On July 10, 2020, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Red Cross of Serbia in providing immediate assistance to approximately 20,000 people for four months. The operation will focus on providing immediate assistance, including: safe drinking water, food, hygiene and household items; raising awareness and promoting health to reduce the risk of spread of water-born and other communicable diseases; basic psychosocial support; as well as cash assistance.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Serbia – Floods.

2020-07-10UkraineFlood

Ukraine – Floods

On July 10, 2020, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Ukrainian Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 2,200 people for five months. The operation will focus on providing food parcels, household items, hygiene kits, or cash support where markets are well functioning, as well as hygiene promotion.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Ukraine – Floods.

2020-07-06Bosnia and HerzegovinaFlood

Bosnia and Herzegovina – Floods

On July 6, 2020 the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Red Cross Society of Bosnia and Herzegovina in providing immediate assistance to at least 1,000 people directly, for three months. The operation will provide basic emergency support through a cash instalment for vulnerable people to support their livelihoods and basic needs, equip local Red Cross branches with basic tools to respond to small scale onset floods, as well as promote access to water, sanitation and hygiene.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Bosnia and Herzegovina – Floods.

2020-06-23LibyaPopulation movement

Libya – Population movement

On June 23, 2020, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Libyan Red Crescent Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 2,500 people for three months. The operation will focus on providing household items, food baskets and hygiene promotion.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Libya – Population Movement.

2020-06-09El SalvadorTropical storm

El Salvador – Tropical Storm Amanda

On June 9, 2020 the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the El Salvador Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 3,150 people for three months. The operation will focus on the provision of shelter, safe drinking water, basic household items, and access to health care and services.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: El Salvador – Tropical Storm Amanda.

2020-06-02IndonesiaFlood

Indonesia – Floods

On 2 June, 2020, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Indonesia Red Cross in providing immediate assistance to approximately 8,648 people for three months. The operation will focus on the provision of shelter items, water, sanitization and hygiene supplies, and the dissemination of health messaging.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Indonesia - Floods.

2020-05-21BangladeshCyclone

Bangladesh – Cyclone Amphan

On May 21, 2020 the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 30,000 people for 3 months. On 28 May 2020, the IFRC launched a revised emergency relief operation to support the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society in providing additional assistance to approximately 50,000 people for 12 months. The operation will focus on shelter, livelihoods and basic needs, health, water, sanitation and hygiene, protection, gender and inclusion, and disaster risk reduction.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Bangladesh – Cyclone Amphan.

2020-05-21IndiaCyclone

India – Cyclone Amphan

On 21 May, 2020 the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Indian Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 25,600 people for one month. The operation will focus on the provision of emergency food assistance, shelter, and health services.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: India – Cyclone Amphan.

2020-05-14KazakhstanFlood

Kazakhstan – Floods

On May 14, 2020, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Red Crescent Society of Kazakhstan in providing immediate assistance to approximately 6,128 people for three months. The operation will focus on providing household items, emergency shelters and hygiene promotion.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Kazakhstan – Floods.

2020-05-14RwandaFlood

Rwanda – Floods

On March 14, 2020, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Rwanda Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 5,220 people for 3 months. On May 25, 2020, the IFRC launched a revised emergency relief operation to support the Rwanda Red Cross Society in providing additional assistance to approximately 11,690 people for 3 months. The operation will focus on the provision of essential non-food items, food, health services, water, sanitation and hygiene promotion.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Rwanda - Floods

2020-05-14SomaliaFlood

Somalia – Flooding

On May 14, 2020 the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Red Crescent Society in Somalia in providing immediate assistance to approximately 9,000 people for three months. The operation will focus on the provision of shelter materials and essential non-food items, healthcare services, and safe water and sanitation facilities to affected households around the city of Qardho in the Puntland region.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Somalia – Flooding.

2020-05-05Democratic Republic of the CongoFlood

Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) – Floods

On May 5, 2020, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Democratic Republic of the Congo Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 15,000 people for 3 months. The operation will focus on livelihoods, health, water, sanitation and hygiene promotion assistance.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) – Floods.

2020-04-28YemenFlood

Yemen – Floods

On April 28, 2020, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Yemen Red Crescent Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 17,500 people for six months. The operation will focus on providing shelter related items and hygiene kits to the most affected households.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Yemen – Flash Floods.

2020-04-21FijiCyclone

Fiji – Tropical Cyclone Harold

On April 21, 2020 the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched a revised emergency relief operation to support the Vanuatu Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 25,250 people for six months. The operation will focus on the provision of heath, water, sanitation and hygiene services, and shelter supplies.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: DREF Operation Update: Vanuatu – Tropical Cyclone Harold

2020-04-14FijiCyclone

Fiji – Tropical Cyclone Harold

On April 14, 2020 the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Fiji Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 10,000 people for five months. The operation will focus on will focus on the provision of shelter, health and water, sanitation and hygiene assistance.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Fiji – Tropical Cyclone Harold

2020-03-25EgyptFlood

Egypt – Floods

On March 25, 2020, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Egyptian Red Crescent Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 12,348 people for 3 months. The operation will focus on providing emergency shelter, cash assistance, primary health care services, psychosocial support and hygiene promotion.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Egypt – Flash Floods.

2020-03-14RwandaFlood

Rwanda – Floods

On March 14, 2020, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Rwanda Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 5,220 people for 3 months. The operation will focus on the provision of essential non-food items, food, health services, water, sanitation and hygiene promotion.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: MDRRW019

2020-02-21ArgentinaDrought

Argentina – Drought

On February 21, 2020 the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Argentine Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 4,000 people for 3 months. The operation will focus on water, sanitation and hygiene, health, livelihoods and basic needs, as well as protection, gender, and inclusion services.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Argentina – Drought.

2020-02-06MongoliaWinter storm

Mongolia – Severe Winter Storm

On February 6, 2020 the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Mongolian Red Crescent Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 7,000 people for three months. The operation will deliver multi-purpose cash transfers and non-food items to people most affected by the storm.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Mongolia – Severe Winter.

2020-02-06PakistanWinter storm

Pakistan – Severe Winter Storm

On February 6, 2020 the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Pakistan Red Crescent Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 7,000 people for three months. The operation will focus on the provision of multi-purpose cash grants, and shelter supplies to vulnerable and disaster-affected people.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Pakistan – Severe Winter.

2020-01-29TanzaniaFlood

Tanzania – Floods

On January 29, 2020, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Tanzania Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 11,404 people for 4 months. The operation will focus on responding to the needs of vulnerable people with health and hygiene promotion campaigns.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: MDRTZ026

2019-12-11Southern AfricaDrought

Southern Africa – Regional Drought

On December 11, 2019 the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Red Cross Societies in Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, and Namibia in providing immediate assistance to approximately 81,000 people for sixteen months. The operation will focus on supporting livelihoods and meeting basic needs through the provision of cash or in-kind food assistance and agricultural inputs, including seeds and tools, livestock feed, rehabilitation of water points, and technical support for establishing household gardens.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: MDR63003

2019-12-07PhilippinesTyphoon

Philippines – Typhoon Kammuri

On December 7, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Philippine Red Cross Society in providing emergency assistance to approximately 20,000 people for four months. The operation will focus on the provision of shelter support and multi-purpose cash grants to vulnerable and disaster affected people.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Philippines – Typhoon Kammuri.

2019-12-06DjiboutiFlood

Djibouti – Floods

On December 6, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Djibouti Red Crescent Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 10,000 people for three months. The operation will focus on restoring access to safe water, sanitation, and hygiene, and healthcare for affected households.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Djibouti – Floods.

2019-12-02SamoaDisease outbreak

Samoa – Measles

On December 2, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Samoa Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 30,000 people for 3 months. The operation will focus on the provision of health, water, sanitation, and hygiene services to affected and at-risk people.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action – Samoa: Measles.

2019-11-26AlbaniaEarthquake

Albania – Earthquake

On November 26, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Albanian Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 10,000 people for 12 months. The operation will focus on the provision essential household items, food packages and cash assistance.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Appeal: Albania – Earthquake.

2019-11-19Democratic Republic of the CongoDisease outbreak

Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) – Measles outbreak

On November 19, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the DRC Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 1.5 million people for 4 months. The operation will focus on mobilizing parents of children from 0 to 59 months to immunize their children through the deployment of Red Cross volunteers who will conduct door-to-door sensitization campaigns.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) – Measles outbreak.

2019-11-12BangladeshCyclone

Bangladesh – Cyclone

On November 12, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) in providing immediate assistance to approximately 17,500 people for three months. The operation will focus on the provision of emergency food, emergency shelter materials, non-food items and multipurpose cash grants.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action (EPoA) – Bangladesh: Cyclone Bulbul.

2019-10-31PhilippinesEarthquake

Philippines – Earthquakes

On October 31, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Philippine Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 35,500 people for 12 months. The operation will focus on the provision of shelter, health services and cash assistance.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Appeal: Philippines – Mindanao Earthquakes.

2019-10-29KenyaFlood

Kenya – Floods

On October 29, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Kenya Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 84,000 people for three months. On December 10, this appeal was revised to meet the needs of 150,000 people for one year. The operation will focus on the provision of emergency shelter and basic non-food items, as well as efforts to restore access to water, sanitation, and hygiene, healthcare, and livelihoods for affected households.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Kenya – Floods.

2019-10-29ZambiaDrought

Zambia – Drought

On October 29, 2019 the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Zambia Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 57,000 people for eighteen months. The operation will focus on the provision of cash to help meet basic needs, including food, as well as support for healthcare, and water, sanitation, and hygiene.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: MDRZM012

2019-10-24CameroonFlood

Cameroon – Floods

On October 24, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Cameroon Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 2,303 people for 3 months. The operation will focus on emergency shelter assistance, distribution of household items, WASH and emergency health control and sensitization.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: MDRCM028

2019-10-15El SalvadorFlood

El Salvador – Floods

On October 15, 2019 the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Salvadoran Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 3,075 people for 3 months. The operation will focus on shelter, livelihoods, health and water, sanitation and hygiene services.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: DREF Operation El Salvador Floods.

2019-10-07NigeriaFlood

Nigeria – Floods

On October 7, 2019 the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Nigerian Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 6,000 people for four months. The operation will focus on the provision of cash and non-food items to help affected households meet their basic needs as well as water, sanitation, and hygiene support to help prevent the spread of water-borne disease.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: MDRNG028

2019-10-02SenegalFlood

Senegal – Floods

On October 2, 2019, the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Senegal Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 4,500 people for 4 months. The operation will focus on providing health and nutrition sensitization in support to government run support programs, safe water, hygiene and sanitation support and services, as well as cash transfers to cover shelter and household items lost in the floods.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to Emergency Plan of Action – Senegal: Floods

2019-09-20NigeriaDisease outbreak

Nigeria – Yellow Fever Outbreak

On September 20, 2019 the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Nigerian Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 313,000 people for three months. The operation will focus on community engagement to raise awareness of yellow fever risks and prevention, active case finding and referral for treatment, and vector control through the destruction of mosquito breeding grounds.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: MDRNG027

2019-09-09MaliFlood

Mali – Floods

On September 9, 2019, the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Mali Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 4,000 people for 4 months. The operation will focus on providing health services, shelters and household items, including mosquito nets, water purification tablets and soap, and food and livelihoods assistance through cash or vouchers.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Mali – Floods.

2019-09-02Central African RepublicFlood

Central African Republic – Floods

On September 2, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Central African Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance for three months to approximately 5,600 people affected by floods in the city of Paoua. The operation will focus on the provision of shelter, distribution of household items, as well as health and water, sanitation and hygiene services to affected populations.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Central African Republic – Floods in Paoua.

2019-08-22MyanmarFlood, Monsoon

Myanmar – Monsoon Floods

On August 22, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Myanmar Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 13,750 people for 4 months. The operation will focus on the provision of water, sanitation and hygiene services, and cash assistance.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Myanmar – Monsoon Floods.

2019-08-16VietnamFlood

Vietnam – Floods

On August 16, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Vietnam Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 18,100 people for 3 months. The operation will focus on the provision of household kits, water purification tablets and cash assistance.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Vietnam – Floods.

2019-08-09Sierra LeoneFlood

Sierra Leone – Floods

On August 9, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Sierra Leone Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 5,381 people for 3 months. The operation will focus on providing shelter-related household items including mosquito nets, health promotion, search and rescue, first aid and psychological support, and improve access to safe water and hygiene services.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Sierra Leone – Floods.

2019-07-25IndiaFlood, Monsoon

India – Monsoon Floods

On July 25, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Indian Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 30,000 people for 4 months. The operation will focus on shelter, health and water, sanitation and hygiene assistance, including the distribution of household items and hygiene kits.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: India – Monsoon Floods.

2019-07-24PhilippinesDisease outbreak

Philippines – Dengue Outbreak

On July 24, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Philippine Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 121,800 people for 3 months. The operation will focus on providing health, water, sanitation, and hygiene services.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Philippines – Dengue Outbreak.

2019-07-18BangladeshFlood, Monsoon

Bangladesh – Monsoon Floods

On July 18, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 50,000 people for 4 months. On July 30, 2019, the IFRC launched a revised emergency relief operation to support the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society in providing additional assistance to approximately 150,000 people for 18 months. The operation will focus on the provision of food, medical assistance, emergency shelter, and water, sanitation and hygiene services.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Appeal: Bangladesh – Monsoon Floods.

2019-07-18BangladeshFlood

Bangladesh – Floods

On July 18, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 50,000 people for 4 months. The operation will focus on the provision of emergency food, safe drinking water, emergency shelter and hygiene items, and health support.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Bangladesh - Floods.

2019-07-16EthiopiaDisease outbreak

Ethiopia – Cholera Outbreak

On July 16, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Ethiopia Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 350,000 people for 4 months. The operation will focus on providing access to clean water and adequate sanitation and hygiene facilities, as well as social mobilization and awareness raising to help prevent the spread of cholera amongst vulnerable communities.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Ethiopia – Cholera Outbreak Response.

2019-07-02HondurasDisease outbreak

Honduras – Dengue Outbreak

On July 2, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Honduran Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 42,500 people for 4 months. The operation will focus on community-based epidemiological surveillance, awareness raising, fumigation, water treatment, as well as capacity building for health service providers to ensure timely case detection and referral.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Disaster Relief Emergency Fund Operation: Honduras – Dengue Outbreak.

2019-06-27GambiaWindstorm

Gambia – Windstorm

On June 27, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Gambian Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 3,600 people for 3 months. The operation will focus on the distribution of shelter items as well as the provision of water, sanitation and hygiene promotion (WASH) needs for 300 families whose houses were fully destroyed and 100 families with partially destroyed homes.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Gambia – Windstorm Surge.

2019-06-24NigerPopulation Movement

Niger – Population Movement

On June 24, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Niger Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 15,000 people for 3 months in the Maradi region. The operation will focus on the provision of community health, water and sanitation, and protection support for host populations and refugees displaced by clashes between herders and farmers, as well as vigilantism in northwestern Nigeria.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Niger – Population Movement.

2019-06-21YemenFlood

Yemen – Floods

On June 21, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Yemen Red Crescent Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 14,000 people for 5 months. The operation will focus on shelter and water, sanitation and hygiene assistance, including the distribution of household items, hygiene kits, and jerry cans.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Yemen – Floods.

2019-06-20UgandaFlood, Landslide

Uganda – Flood and Landslides

On June 20, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Uganda Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 2,845 people for 3 months. The operation will focus on the provision of basic household items, sanitation and hygiene items, and healthcare to households affected by flooding and landslides.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Uganda – Flood and Landslides.

2019-06-18TajikistanFlood

Tajikistan – Floods

On June 18, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Red Crescent Society of Tajikistan in providing immediate assistance to approximately 2,750 people for 3 months. The operation will focus on the provision of shelter, cash and water, and sanitation and hygiene assistance to flood affected households.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Tajikistan – Floods.

2019-06-17SerbiaFlood

Serbia – Floods

On June 17, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Red Cross Society of Serbia in providing immediate assistance to approximately 7,650 people for 4 months. The operation will focus on the provision of emergency food, water, hygiene items, psychosocial support, and cash assistance.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action (EPoA) - Serbia: Floods.

2019-06-07South SudanFlood

South Sudan – Floods

On June 7, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the South Sudan Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 34,500 people for 4 months. The operation will focus on shelter and water, sanitation and hygiene assistance, including the distribution of household items, hygiene kits, and jerry cans.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: South Sudan – Floods.

2019-05-24TanzaniaFlood

Tanzania – Floods

On May 24, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Tanzania Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 2,500 people for 3 months. The operation will focus on the distribution of shelter related household items as well as the provision of WASH and health supplies.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Tanzania – Floods.

2019-05-22CameroonPopulation movement

Cameroon – Population Movement

On May 22, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Cameroon Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 45,000 people for six months in the North-West, South-West and Far North regions. The operation will focus on the provision of WASH (access to safe water, hygiene promotion and related items distribution) and emergency shelter solutions for host populations and those internally displaced by the crises in the Anglophone regions and in the Lake Chad area.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Cameroon – Population Movement.

2019-05-21ParaguayFlood

Paraguay – Floods

On May 21, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Paraguayan Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 4,700 people for 3 months. The operation will focus on the provision first aid and psychosocial support as well as the distribution of jerry cans, water filters and emergency cash grants to highly vulnerable people and the most affected communities.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Paraguay – Floods.

2019-04-30EthiopiaPopulation displacement

Ethiopia – Population Displacement

On April 30, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Ethiopian Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 80,000 people for eight months. The operation will focus on the provision of shelter and basic household items, water and sanitation, and livelihoods support for people displaced by inter-communal conflict in various regions of Ethiopia.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Appeal: Ethiopia – Population Displacement.

2019-04-29ComorosCyclone

Comoros – Tropical Cyclone Kenneth

On April 29, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Comoros Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 2,500 people for three months. The operation will focus on the provision of shelter and basic household items, water and sanitation, and healthcare for people affected by Tropical Cyclone Kenneth.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Appeal: Comoros – Tropical Cyclone Kenneth.

2019-04-15SyriaFlood

Syria – Floods

On April 15, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Syrian Arab Red Crescent Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 45,000 people for 6 months in the Al Hasakeh governate. The operation will focus on health (including psychosocial support), food, household relief items and water, sanitation and hygiene promotion (WASH). Part of the Canadian contribution will be used to complete relief distributions – food and non-food items, deployment of an existing mobile health unit to provide health and psychosocial services and the undertaking of protection monitoring activities and for the distribution of dignity kits people affected by floods outside of the Al Hol IDP camp.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Syria – Floods.

2019-04-06IranFlood

Iran – Floods

On April 6, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Iranian Red Crescent Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 150,000 people for 9 months. The operation will focus on for the provision of shelter, livelihoods and protection to the most vulnerable flood affected persons.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Appeal: Iran - Floods.

2019-04-05BoliviaFlood

Bolivia – Floods

On April 5, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Bolivian Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 3,000 people for 3 months. The operation will focus on the provision first aid and psychosocial support as well as the distribution of emergency food and hygiene kits and chlorine tablets to highly vulnerable people and the most affected communities.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action : Bolivia – Floods.

2019-04-05ZimbabweCyclone

Zimbabwe – Tropical Cyclone Idai

On April 5, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Zimbabwe Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 7,000 people for five months. The operation will focus on the provision of emergency shelter and improved access to safe water and sanitation for displaced or flood-affected households.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Zimbabwe – Tropical Cyclone Idai.

2019-04-01MalawiCyclone, Flood

Malawi – Floods (Tropical Cyclone Idai)

On April 1, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched a revised emergency relief operation to scale up the Malawi Red Cross Society’s flood response efforts to assist a total of 40,000 people over six months. The operation will focus on increasing hygiene awareness in affected communities and providing shelter materials and non-food items to the most affected households.

On February 11, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Malawi Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 10,000 flood-affected people for three months.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Malawi – Floods (Tropical Cyclone Idai).

2019-03-28MadagascarDisease outbreak

Madagascar – Measles Outbreak

On March 28, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Malagasy Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 1.95 million people for three months. The operation will focus on the provision of vaccines and measles sensitization in affected communities.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Appeal: Madagascar – Measles Outbreak.

2019-03-17AfghanistanFlood

Afghanistan – Floods

On March 17, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS) in providing immediate assistance to approximately 650,000 people for 12 months. The operation will focus on the provision of shelter, health, WASH and livelihood interventions to flood affected populations. Part of the Canadian contribution will be used to support the deployment of 2,000 family tents, in response to critical needs identified by the ARCS and the IFRC.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Appeal: Afghanistan – Floods.

2019-03-14MozambiqueCyclone

Mozambique – Tropical Cyclone Idai

On March 14, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Mozambique Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 17,000 people for 3 months. The operation will focus on meeting the immediate shelter, water and sanitation, and health needs of households displaced by flooding or otherwise impacted by the storm.

On March 19, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched a revised emergency relief operation to support the Mozambique Red Cross Society in providing additional assistance to approximately 75,000 people for 12 months. The operation will focus on meeting the emergency shelter, water and sanitation, and health needs of people affected by the cyclone.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Mozambique – Tropical Cyclone Idai

2019-03-12SomaliaDrought

Somalia – Drought

On March 12, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Somali Red Crescent Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 5,100 people for three months. The operation will focus on the provision of multipurpose cash disbursements, geared towards supporting access to food and basic needs in the Somaliland region of Somalia.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Somalia - Drought.

2019-02-21PakistanDrought

Pakistan – Drought

On February 21, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Pakistan Red Crescent Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 15,000 people for 3 months. The operation will focus on providing cash interventions to drought affected households.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Pakistan - Drought.

2019-02-18HaitiCivil unrest

Haiti – Civil Unrest

On February 18, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Haitian Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 5,500 people for 3 months. The operation will focus on the replenishment of relief supplies, including first aid kits, emergency food and safe water provided to highly vulnerable people and the most affected communities.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action – Haiti Civil Unrest.

2019-02-18CubaTornado

Cuba – Tornado

On February 18, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Cuban Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 1,500 people for three months. The operation will focus on providing shelter, health, water, sanitation, and hygiene.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action – Cuba Tornado.

2019-02-12PhilippinesDisease outbreak

Philippines – Measles Outbreak

On February 12, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency relief operation to support the Philippine Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 290,000 people for 3 months. On March 6, 2019, the IFRC launched a revised emergency relief operation to support the Philippine Red Cross Society in providing additional assistance to approximately 260,000 people for 7 months. The operation will focus on providing health, water, sanitation, and hygiene services.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Appeal: Philippines - Measles Outbreak.

2019-01-31Democratic Republic of the CongoPopulation movement

Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) – Population Movement

On January 31, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the DRC Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 3,600 people for 3 months. The operation will focus on emergency shelter, NFIs, food, health, water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) assistance.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: DRC – Population Movement.

2019-01-28ArgentinaFlood

Argentina – Floods

On January 28, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Argentine Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 31,500 people for 3 months. The operation will focus on providing health, water, sanitation and hygiene, as well as protection, gender and inclusion.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action – Argentina: Floods.

2019-01-24Democratic Republic of the CongoPopulation movement

Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) – Population Movement

On January 24, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Republic of Congo Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 3,000 people for 3 months. The operation will focus on responding to urgent needs in shelter, NFIs, water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH), including hygiene promotion and health.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: DRC – Population Movement.

2019-01-17LebanonExtreme weather condition

Lebanon – Extreme Weather Condition

On January 17, 2019, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Lebanese Red Cross Society in providing immediate assistance to approximately 3,500 people for 3 months. The operation will focus on the provision of emergency search and rescue, evacuation and provision of shelter, food and non-food assistance.

Canada is supporting this emergency relief operation through the Canadian Red Cross Society. For more details on this emergency operation supported by Canada, refer to: Emergency Plan of Action: Lebanon Extreme Weather Condition.

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