MID-TERM REVIEW – MULTI-YEAR PREPOSITIONING ARRANGEMENT BETWEEN DFAT AND THE PHILIPPINE RED CROSS.

Undertaking a mid-term review of this multi-year arrangement, including the prepositioning of cash and relief goods by the Philippine Red Cross to ensure quick mobilization of support to victims of natural calamities. At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic the arrangement was expanded to include testing equipment and operational costs for the country’s largest COVID testing laboratory, and to provide other equipment to help the Philippines handle the outbreak.