Relief and Rehabilitation Fund
The Relief and Rehabilitation Fund helps MCIC member agencies support communities as they respond to the effects of disasters. Funded projects are often part of collaborative international relief efforts.
Iquitos Flooding Relief
HOPE International Development Agency | Country: Peru | Amount: $15,000 | Funded in 2012/2013
HOPE is providing Iquitos Flooding Relief with emergency supplies and preventive health education to mitigate the spread of disease among 1,500 vulnerable families after heavy rainfall caused severe flooding of Amazonian rivers in northern Peru. Families in urban slum areas are at highest risk from fatal communicable diseases.
Philippines 2012 Typhoon Response
Canadian Lutheran World Relief | Country: Philippines | Amount: $40,000 | Funded in 2012/2013
In partnership with its overseas partners, Canadian Churches in Action (CCA), the Philippines 2012 Typhoon Response will repair the homes of 200 families (1,000 individuals) severely affected by typhoon Bopha.
Relief for Drought-Affected Families
HOPE International Development Agency | Country: Somalia | Amount: $40,000 | Funded in 2012/2013
HOPE is providing Relief for Drought-Affected Families living in camps around Mogadishu. HOPE is working to improve health by distributing dry food rations and providing access to clean water through the rehabilitation of a camp water system.
Tropical Storm Isaac Relief and Rehabilitation
HOPE International Development Agency | Country: Haiti | Amount: $6,000 | Funded in 2012/2013
Tropical Storm Isaac Relief and Rehabilitation provides housing reconstruction support for 89 families severely affected by the storm that hit Haiti in August 2012. The houses of these families were completely destroyed by the storm; many of the families lost their vegetable gardens, fields and animals.
Typhoon Bopha Relief
HOPE International Development Agency | Country: Philippines | Amount: $40,000 | Funded in 2012/2013
The Typhoon Bopha Relief project will provide emergency food, shelter materials, and medical relief to 6,000 vulnerable families in scattered rural mountains, the areas worst hit by the storm.
Cash Grants & Livelihood Asset Protection
Save the Children - Canada | Country: Somalia | Amount: $50,000 | Funded in 2011/2012
In the face of short and long-term disaster, SCC is seeking to provide Cash Grants & Livelihood Asset Protection to targeted vulnerable households in Somalia by providing cash grants for purchase of food staples, and animal health interventions.
East Africa Drought Relief
HOPE International Development Agency | Country: Ethiopia | Amount: $60,000 | Funded in 2011/2012
HOPE, through its office in Ethiopia, is providing East Africa Drought Relief. It is providing food relief and preventative measures against malaria outbreaks. This includes therapeutic food to acutely malnourished children, and food rations and mosquito nets to vulnerable families.
East Africa Emergency Response
Canadian Lutheran World Relief | Country: Kenya | Amount: $100,000 | Funded in 2011/2012
Partnering with Lutheran World Federation Kenya, CLWR is providing an East Africa Emergency Response working at the Dadaab refugee complex to enhance accountability, information management and psychological support. 370,000 people are at Dadaab because of the famine, seeking water, sanitation, health and educational services.
Emergency Food Relief
HOPE International Development Agency | Country: Philippines | Amount: $33,000 | Funded in 2011/2012
HOPE is providing Emergency Food Relief to 8,500 vulnerable families in Cagayan de Oro, the worst hit area in December’s Tropical Storm Washi, which caused flash floods and mudslides, affecting hundreds of thousands of people.
Emergency Relief to Address the Food Crisis
SeedChange (formerly USC Canada) | Country: Burkina Faso | Amount: $25,000 | Funded in 2011/2012
USC Canada with its partner APN Sahel is providing Emergency Relief to Address the Food Crisis for vulnerable families in ten villages in Northern Burkina Faso. Insufficient rainfall, poor harvests and overpriced food have combined to create a severe food crisis in that country.