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Department Seal Funding Actions Finalized With Organizations -- June 2000
Released by the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration
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Organization Geographic Region Country Purpose Activity Period Amount of Award
UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
01038
Europe Georgia To support coordination function of the Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator and its role as the secretariat for the New Approach to Assistance for IDP's, a joint government, UN, and World Bank program 1/1/00-12/31/00 $168,000
UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
01038
Europe Northern Caucasus OCHA's Moscow office focuses on coordination of UN's North Caucasus operations, including monitoring of needs and coordination with UNSECOORD on security matters 3/1/00-6/30/00 $63,000
International Rescue Committee
01067
East Asia East Timor Community-based protection, psychosocial and reconciliation progarms for East Timorese children 3/1/00-2/28/01 $2,400,000
International Medical Corps
01077
Europe Albania This project will improve health care services in refugee affected communities in northern Albania 5/1/00-10/31/00 $633,061
Cooperative for American Relief Everywhere
01061
Europe Macedonia This project rehabilitates land used as a refugee camp site in Macedonia and establishes a permaculture demonstration site 6/1/00-9/30/00 $400,510
Immigration and Naturalization Service
01048
Western Hemisphere Various Funds are to assist in the establishment of a Virtual Secretariat, an integrated computerized communications system and database, for the Regional Conference on Migration, for which the Presidency roates to the United States in 2000. The server, for this internet project is donated by the Government of El Salvador and will reside in El Salvador, while administration and management of the project will rotate to the government holding the Presidency 2/1/00-1/31/01 $112,600
World Health Organization
01036
Europe Northern Caucasus To support WHO's health and nutrition and psycho-social rehabilitation activities for the estimated 290,000 persons displaced by the fighting in the northern Caucasus 3/1/00-6/30/00 $193,000
United Nations Children's Fund
01039
Europe Various To provide emerency health care, education, psycho-social services, and mine awareness education to the people of Kosovo, Albania, Macedonia, and the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1/1/00-12/31/00 $4,000,000
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
01045
Africa Various To support IFRC and national Red Cross society refugee-related programs in Sierra Leone and Guinea, and IFRC's West Africa Regional Delegation based on Cote d'Ivoire 1/1/00-12/31/00 $970,000
World Food Program
01032
East Asia Timor This contribution supports WFP's programs providing transport and logistics assistance for the relief efforts in the East Timor refugee response 3/1/00-12/31/00 $500,000
International Committee of the Red Cross
01029
Europe Balkans To provide assistance and protection to conflict victims in the Balkans region 1/1/00-12/31/00 $14,640,000
International Rescue Committee
91094
Near East Various Provides technical assistance to other NGOs working among Afghan refugees and in Afghanistan to improve gender programming 7/1/00-12/31/00 $27,957
Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society
01023
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 $1,788,580 (previous funding $3,206,420)
World Vision
01076
Europe Montenegro This project will increase self-sufficiency for refugees from Croatia and Bosnia and displaced persons from Kosovo in rural northern Montenegro, through micro-credits for livestock 3/1/00-2/28/01 $248,400
International Rescue Committee
01090
Europe Serbia To increase self-reliance and facilitate repatriation and/or integration of elderly refugees and IDPs in Serbia 5/1/00-4/30/01 $1,191,897
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
01003
Africa Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea To support UNHCR's repatriation and reintegration programs for Liberian and Sierra Leonean refugees, and its programs for protection and assistance of refugees in Guinea 1/1/00-12/31/00 $8,700,000
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
01003
Europe Northern Caucasus To support UNHCR's protection and assistance activities for the estimated for the estimated 290,000 persons displaced by the fighting in the Northern Caucasus 3/1/00-6/30/00 $2,700,000
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
01003
Multi-regional Various Support for U.S. Junior Professional Officers worldwide 1/1/00-12/31/00 $1,500,000
International Rescue Committee
01082
Africa Congo To support IRC's project for health, water/sanitation, and social services for Angolan refugees in the DRC 6/1/00-5/31/01 $499,827
International Relief and Development, Inc.
01084
Europe Serbia This project provides continued provision of humanitarian assistance to especially vulnerable refugee groups in areas most impacted by refugees and displaced persons in the Balkans, with special attention to the Serbs and Roma recently displaced from Kosovo 6/1/00-5/31/01 $1,258,744
United States Catholic Conference
01072
Western Hemisphere United States This funding supports the conference "Commemorating UNHCR at 50: Past, Present, and Future of Refugee Assistance" held at Columbia University's Academy for Advanced Studies, May 15-18, 2000 4/1/00-9/30/00 $25,000
Cooperative for American Relief Everywhere
01081
Africa Tanzania To promote sound environmental management and energy conservation in the Tanzanian refugee camps and refugee-impacted areas 5/1/00-4/30/01 $216,000
International Committee of the Red Cross
01029
Near East Lebanon The ICRC has begun to implement contingency plans in sourthern Lebanon to assist the civilian population affected by the Israeli withdrawal from the area. In addition to protection activities for the displaced, the ICRC will seek to provide technical and medical assistance in the health sector 1/1/00-12/31/00 $1,100,000
United Nations Children's Fund
01039
Africa Burkina Faso This program provides reintegration assistance for Burkinable migrants forcibly displaced from Cote d'Ivoire in late 1999. The program focuses on primary education for returned migrant children and water/sanitation at primary schools. It also provides micro-credit assistance to returned migrant women 1/1/00-12/31/00 $250,000
United Nations Children's Fund
01039
East Asia East Timor This contribution funds basic education, health, and psycho-social counseling for Timorese refugees 3/1/00-12/31/00 $1,000,000

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