Geneva, 26 November 2022 (TDI): The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched its Global Plan 2023. This plan underlines the scale of the world’s humanitarian needs.

The Global Plan of IFRC outlines the world’s most pressing humanitarian issues. It also highlights the approach to ensure that each of the 192 National Societies of IFRC has the support they need to respond to crises and build community resilience.

Furthermore, the Global Plan 2023 for the IFRC includes the strategic outlook and the overview of the work to be done in the year 2023 while keeping in view the priorities.

Likewise, the Global Plan 2023 also consists of a federation-wide perspective. This includes the activities of reference centers and particular funding needs across the network.

Throughout 2023, IFRC will continue to focus efforts on the biggest challenges of today and tomorrow. It will continue to prioritize risk reduction and resilience building as the best. This will prepare communities for shocks and keep shocks from becoming disasters.

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Moreover, the IFRC is continuing to become ever more effective. It is improving the coordination of their network to increase the effectiveness of collective action.


However, the world has been marked by exceptional crises over the past few years, the ‘usual suspects are still prevalent. These are poverty, hunger, poor health services, and disasters that continue to blight the lives of millions every year.

In 2023, IFRC will bring together local action for global reach. While strengthening the needs, capacities, and requirements of national societies and also making sure that these societies are best equipped to serve local communities through humanitarian diplomacy.

Additionally, the IFRC will take the voices of the most vulnerable people or regions to the global platform. It will make sure that with the rise of natural disasters, everyone has access to humanitarian aid.

About the IFRC

With 192 National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies striving to save lives, enhance localization, build community resilience, and advance dignity worldwide, the IFRC is the biggest humanitarian network in the world.