In response, IFRC
has released 257,842 Swiss francs (US dollars 277,000) from its Disaster Relief Emergency Fund to support the Mongolian Red Cross Society reach 2,500 herder families in seven provinces in Mongolia with cash grants or emergency supplies.
Pang said the IFRC
is preparing to launch emergency aid for North Korea.
8 million Swiss francs donated via its platform to IFRC
and to a number of National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies around the world.
In turn, Rocca thanked the Syrian government for its cooperation with the IFRC
and for its great efforts in delivering humanitarian aid and meeting the needs of Syrian citizens affected by terrorism.
Commenting on the partnership, Arif Naqvi, founder and group chief executive at The Abraaj Group, said: "Our partnership with IFRC
demonstrates our continued belief in the integral role that private capital plays in moving the needle to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
chief said he valued Jordan's absorbing of waves of refugees that poured into the Kingdom from Palestine and Syria.
Al-Maadheed gave an overview of the humanitarian action of IFRC
and its interventions in conflict zones, including protection of civilians and reception of refugees.
noted that over the coming 18 months, the aid focus will be on supporting the recovery of 700,000 people in four key sectors: water supply and improved sanitation, the restoration of livelihoods, rehabilitation of health structures and community health programs, and help in rebuilding permanent homes.
Elhadj As Sy expressed interest of the IFRC
and RC in development of the relations with the Government of Turkmenistan; he underlined that Turkmenistan is very important partner in Central Asian region and within the CIS.
Delivered by instructors from IFRC
and the British Red Cross, the workshop covered topics such as "What are livelihoods?
He expressed his gratitude for "the humanitarian role played by the IFRC
and for the financial support it has provided through the Disaster Relief Emergency Fund which has strengthened the Society's response and helped to meet the urgent needs of affected populations.
BCRS general secretary Dr Fawzi Abdulla Amin put forward the proposals as part of a presentation he gave at the IFRC
meeting, which featured 16 member societies from the region.