IFRC and FRC humanitarian operations 2019
MFA will provide funding for the Finnish Red Cross FRC for supporting the Ebola operation of the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies IFRC in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The funding for the operation is 700 000 euros. The IFRC response aims to support 5,7 million people in Eastern DRC with a specific focus on five thematic pillars: 1. risk communication and community engagement and accountability, 2. infection prevention and control and support to health facilities and at community level, 3. safe and dignified burials, including community-based harm reduction approaches to safer burials in inaccessible communities, 4. psychosocial support, as well as 5. capacity strengthening of the DRC/RC. The FRC will support the operation with funds, and material in-kind support.
Field of activity
- Material relief assistance and services 100%
Type of aid
Contributions to specific-purpose programmes and funds managed by international organisations (multilateral, INGO)
Suomen Punainen Risti
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