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Department Seal Funding Actions Finalized With Organizations -- May 2000
Released by the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration
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Organization Geographic Region Country Purpose Activity Period Amount of Award
World Food Program Africa Tanzania Funding supports two World Food Program Junior Officers whose work in the field supports refugee needs 3/00-6/01 $170,000
World Food Program East Asia East Timor This contribution supports WFP's programs providing transport and logistics assistance for the relief efforts in the East Timor refugee response 3/00-12/00 $500,000
International Organization for Migration Europe Various This contribution will support IOM role in conducting the Kosovo civil and Voter Registry Project in Kosovo and in areas in which Kosovars are residing temporarily 1/1/00-12/31/00 $1,887,011
Center for Applied Linguistics Western Hemisphere United States Additional funding for reprinting of the "Welcome Guidebook" in various languages 10/1/99-9/30/00 $28,462
Mercy Corps International Europe Macedonia This project rehabilitates land used as a refugee camp site in Macedonia and returns it to productive municipal and local use 4/1/00-8/31/00 $580,759
International Catholic Migration Commission Various Various This additional PRM funding is in support of ICMC's refugee processing activities in Turkey, Greece, Syria, Kuwait, Lebanon, Yemen, and Cyprus 10/1/99-9/30/00 $346,214
Immigration and Refugee Services of America Western Hemisphere United States Additional funding is provided to assist in the reception and placement of refugees in the United States by ensuring that refugees are sponsored and offered appropriate assistance 10/1/99-9/30/00 $711,880
International Catholic Migration Commission Europe Serbia This project provides assistance to promote the spontaneous return in dignity and security to their places of origin in Croatia and Bosnia and to identify and coordinate service delivery for 4,500 extremely vulnerable individuals and their families among the internally displaced population in Serbia 5/15/00-5/14/01 $1,499,942
United States Catholic Conference Western Hemisphere United States Additional funding is provided to assist in the reception and placement of refugees in the United States by ensuring that refugees are sponsored and offered appropriate assistance 10/1/99-9/30/00 $2,478,260
International Rescue Committee East Asia Thailand Funds basic life support for Burmese refugees in Thailand 1/1/00-12/31/00 $1,655,171
International Rescue Committee Africa Rwanda Tracing/reunification of Rwandan refugee children and vulnerables in Congo-Brazzaville 1/1/00-6/30/00 $77,531
World Vision Europe Albania This project will facilitate local communities' repair of damage to schools that were used to house refugees during the Kosovo crisis 4/1/00-8/31/00 $643,902
The Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the U.S.A. Western Hemisphere United States Additional funding is provided to assist in the reception and placement of refugees in the United States by ensuring that refugees are sponsored and offered appropriate assistance 10/1/99-9/30/00 $122,840
International Rescue Committee Western Hemisphere United States Additional funding is provided to assist in the reception and placement of refugees in the United States by ensuring that refugees are sponsored and offered appropriate assistance 10/1/99-9/30/00 $1,813,000
American Refugee Committee Africa Guinea A cooperative agreement between PRM and ARC to improve refugee health in Guinea; train health care professionals; and equip health care facilities 4/1/00-12/31/00 $417,435
International Rescue Committee Africa Kenya Support Kakuma camp's medical medical program including a 90-bed hospital and various medical outreach programs. A small part of the funds will be to support a micro-enterprise program at the camp 1/1/00-12/31/00 $1,495,381
World Health Organization East Asia Timor This contribution supports WHO health program in Timor, and provides special assistance to the Medical Emergency Relief International's (Merlin) Integrated Emergency Disease Control proposal in East Timor 3/1/00-12/31/00 $1,500,000
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Europe NIS This contribution is in support of UNHCR's Global Appeal for Eastern Europe, Central Asia, and the Baltic States. $500,000 of these funds is for the development of local NGOs within the context of the CIS Program of Action and $8,000,000 is for UNHCR program's and activities throughout the NIS and the Baltics 1/1/00-12/31/00 $8,500,000
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Near East/South Asia Various This contribution funds UNHCR activities for Afghan refugees in Iran and Pakistan, as well as repatriation of Afghans to Afghanistan. The total USG contribution for this CY is now $8,000,000 1/1/00-12/31/00 $4,000,000
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Europe Various This program will provide legal assistance, return information, transportation for go-and-see visits for Croatian Serb refugees in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro). For refugees who return to their pre-war homes, international NGOs will provide initial relocation assistance, economic revitalization grants, and support for the re-establishment of multi-ethnic schools 4/15/00-12/31/00 $3,998,995
World Relief Western Hemisphere United States Additional funding is provided to assist in the reception and placement of refugees in the United States by ensuring that refugees are sponsored and offered appropriate assistance 10/1/99-9/30/00 $2,257,740
International Organization for Migration Europe Various Build government capacity in migration legislation, administration, and border strengthening; strengthen NGO capacity; integration assistance through vocational training and language training; return assistance 1/1/00-12/31/00 $2,400,000
Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service Western Hemisphere United States Additional funding is provided to assist in the reception and placement of refugees in the United States by ensuring that refugees are sponsored and offered appropriate assistance 10/1/99-9/30/00 $1,990,600
Lutheran World Relief Africa Kenya APRM's funding will support a reception area for newly arrived refugees, a pre-school education program, vocational training programs for women, a psycho-social developmental program for children and youths, and administrative costs for the overall program 1/1/00-12/31/00 $1,246,607
America's Development Foundation Europe Serbia This project proposes to encourage and facilitate the return of Croatia Serb refugees from Serbia to Croatia, through grants, training and technical assistance to two local NGO's in Serbia 5/1/00-4/30/01 $724,251
International Committee of the Red Cross Africa Sierra Leone To support ICRC's programs in Sierra Leone, particularly those assisting war amputees and severely injured rape victims 1/1/00-12/31/00 $1,000,000
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies Europe NIS and Baltics Funding supports population movement activities in the New Independent States (former Soviet Union and the Baltics) 1/1/00-12/31/00 $1,000,000
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies Europe Macedonia This project provides hygiene supplies to refugees remaining in Macedonia and to their host families 4/1/00-9/30/00 $330,600
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies Worldwide Various This contribution is for the work of the Steering Committee of the UNHCR-NGO "Reach Out Process", specifically for the development and implementation of the "Global Refugee Protection Support Training Project" 1/1/00-12/31/00 $1,831,668
Action Contre la Faim Africa Liberia This program targets refugee children in camps and settlements in Liberia. It seeks to provide supplementary and therapeutic feeding to moderately and severely malnourished children and to continue nutritional surveillance and screening at the community level 4/1/00-3/31/01 $173,160
International Medical Corps Europe Macedonia This project will provide health care for 11,400 refugees in Macedonia 4/16/00-9/30/00 $513,280
International Commission on Missing Persons Europe Former Yugoslavia This contribution is for the ICMP's operational costs, including exhumations, and the establishment of the Missing Persons Institute 4/1/00-9/30/00 $500,000
The Tibet Fund South Asia Nepal/India PRM has entered into a cooperative agreement with the Tibet Fund for the benefit of Tibetan refugees in Nepal and India 5/15/00-5/14/01 $2,250,000
Commission of Real Property Claims of Displaced Persons and Refugees Europe Former Yugoslavia The U.S. contribution will enable the CRPC to continue adjudicating property claims and conducting other activities that promote progress toward modernization of property law and the rebuilding of civil society 10/1/99-9/30/00 $1,700,000
International Rescue Committee Europe Kosovo IRC's psycho-social response for at-risk individuals and communities will mitigate the mental health impact of the Kosovo conflict for at-risk individuals and communities through broad-based psycho-social programs in a minimum of 72 rural at-risk communities in Kosovo 5/1/00-4/30/01 $1,710,668
Ethiopian Community Development Council, Inc. Western Hemisphere United States Additional funding is provided to assist in the reception and placement of refugees in the United States by ensuring that refugees are sponsored and offered appropriate assistance 10/1/99-9/30/00 $161,320
Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe Europe Georgia This contribution to OSCE, in collaboration with Brookings Institute, will organize a three day workshop on internal displacement in the South Caucasus 3/1/00-5/31/00 $15,000

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