IFRC

Financial instruments

Disaster management

AusAID the Australian government's overseas aid programme To assist developing countries reduce poverty and achieve sustainable development, in line with Australia's national interest. Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) Supporting sustainable development, reducing poverty and providing humanitarian assistance in order to promote a more secure, equitable and prosperous world....

Disaster management

ProVention Consortium The overall goal of ProVention is to reduce the risk and social, economic and environmental impacts of natural hazards on vulnerable populations in developing countries in order to alleviate poverty and contribute to sustainable development. This is achieved through: forging linkages and partnerships among key actors and sectors involved in disaster risk management;...

Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF)

Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF)

The Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) is a fund used by the IFRC to provide immediate financial support to National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies for rapid, life-saving disaster response.

Appeals, information bulletins and operations updates

Appeals, information bulletins and operations updates

Appeals database There are two kinds of appeals: annual appeals and emergency appeals. The  plan is launched at the beginning of each year to fund programmes that meet an identified need that year. Programme updates and annual reports report on these activities. Emergency appeals are issued during the year in response to disasters that arise - their timeline is flexible. Operations updates,...



The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world's largest humanitarian organization, with 190 member National Societies. As part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, our work is guided by seven fundamental principles; humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality. About this site & copyright