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Title: The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies Central Asia Region Internation


1
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red
Crescent SocietiesCentral Asia
RegionInternational Conference Aral Sea crisis
and Its Impact on Gene Pool, Flora and Fauna of
Southern Aral Sea Region, and International
Cooperation for Mitigating Consequences
  • March 2008

2
Federation perspective of the crisis
  • Humanitarian character resulting in
  • health consequences,
  • nutritional consequences, and
  • impact on quality of life for youth, women, old
    people, children,
  • Ecological character resulting in
  • water quality deterioration
  • air quality deterioration
  • soil quality deterioration

3
Red Cross/Red Crescent work done in the past
  • 1. Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan Red
    Crescent Societies in partnership with American
    Red Cross and the International Federation of Red
    Cross and Red Crescent Societies implemented the
    following programme
  • The Aral Sea TB Nutritional Education and Food
    Aid Progrmame - ) Food for Progress
  • Funded by USDA - US Department of Agriculture
  • Covered direct food distribution and health
    education program for Tuberculosis (TB) patients
    and their families and TB institutions in the
    Aral Sea region
  • Implemented in the period April 1999 October
    2003

4
Red Cross/Red Crescent work done in the past -
continuation
  • The programme had two components
  • i) relief distribution of wheat flour, rice,
    vegetable oil, garbanzo beans, yellow peas and
    corn/soy blend this was distributed to nearly
    102,000 beneficiaries (and their families) and 62
    institutions in Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and
    Uzbekistan
  • ii) Nutrition Education Team (NET) provided to
    both programme beneficiaries and institutions
    education on adequate feeding for TB patients
  • The goal of the program was to increase the
    nutritional status of active TB patients
    undergoing treatment by improving their dietary
    intake, building the capacity of the Red Crescent
    Societies in food distribution practices,
    improving Red Crescent Societies performance in
    commodity management practices, and improving Red
    Crescent Societies performance in delivering TB
    and nutrition education messages

5
Red Cross/Red Crescent work done in the past -
continuation
  • 2. Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan Red Crescent
    Societies in partnership with Netherlands Red
    Cross implemented following programme
  • Community Based First Aid,
  • Funded by Netherlands RC
  • Period of implementation 2003 2005

6
Red Cross/Red Crescent work done in the past -
continuation
  • 3. Kazakhstan Red Crescent Society in partnership
    with Netherlands Red Cross has been implementing
    the following Programme
  • Capacity building Kazakhstan Red Crescent
    society by enhancing the overall structure and
    capabilities at the Headquarters and two
    provincial branches located in Aral Sea zone
    enabling them to reduce community vulnerability
    to health related diseases including HIV/AIDS and
    to improve the preparedness for future disasters
  • Funded Netherlands Red Cross
  • Period of implementation 2006 - 2008

7
Global Agenda Goals
  • Reduce the numbers of deaths, injuries and impact
    from disasters
  • Reduce the number of deaths, illnesses and impact
    from diseases and public health emergencies
  • Increase local community, civil society and Red
    Cross Red Crescent capacity to address the most
    urgent situations of vulnerability
  • Reduce intolerance, discrimination and social
    exclusion and promote respect for diversity and
    human dignity

8
Red Cross/Red Crescent future focus
  • Central Asia Red Crescent Societies have appealed
    for following programmes for 2008 and 2009
  • Health and Care Programme aims to contribute to
    Global Agenda goal two
  • The Programme focuses on scaling up health
    related services and building the capacities of
    the Red Crescent Societies to contribute to the
    implementation of national programmes in the
    health area.

9
Red Cross/Red Crescent future focus
  • 3. In line with the Federations health and care
    strategy, as well as with the Central Asia
    National Societies strategies, the main
    programme components are 1) HIV and AIDS 2)
    Infectious diseases prevention and control
    (Tuberculosis) 3) Community based first aid.
  • 4. Key outcomes of the health and care programme
    are
  • Vulnerability to HIV and its impact reduced
    through preventing further infection, expanding
    support to PLHIV and reducing stigma and
    discrimination

10
Red Cross/Red Crescent future focus
  • Vulnerability to Tuberculosis and its impact
    reduced through preventing further infection,
    rendering social support to TB patients, reducing
    stigma and discrimination and integrating with
    HIV prevention
  • Population health improved through diseases
    prevention, health promotion, traumatism
    reduction and basic first aid training
  • Reproductive health in Turkmenistan improved
    through education and improved access to health
    services.
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