SLRCS explains how disaster relief funds are spent

Officials at the Sierra Leone Red Cross Society (SLRCS) provided the line item budget for flood responses aimed at 10 communities across Freetown that began last month and will continue for the next three months.  The accounting was relayed in response to my publication dated 3rd September 2019, which questioned what disaster relief funds were being spent on. Director of Finance Sahr M Moiba said that SLRCS is transparent about its finances and provided the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) budget for the Freetown flood responses.  “We have an open door policy,”