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Department Seal Funding Actions Finalized With Organizations -- August 2000
Released by the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration
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Organization Geographic Region Country Purpose Activity Period Amount of Award
American Refugee Committee
01091
Africa Rwanda To support ARC's Congolese refugee assistance program in Rwanda 1/1/0-12/31/00 $236,241
United Methodist Committee on Relief
01092
Europe Bosnia-Herzegovina A minority return project to the villages of Ivanica, Gornji and Donji Malovan in Bosnia Herzegovina 7/1/00-12/31/00 $1,400,000
Brookings Institution
01108
Worldwide Various This project supports the activities of the UN Secretary General's Representative on Internal Displacement to improve protection and assistance for IDPs 7/17/00-7/16/01 $87,500
American Refugee Committee
01107
Europe Various To facilitate repatriation of refugees from Serbia to Bosnia and Croatia, through legal, logistical, and material assistance 7/1/00-6/30/01 $647,175
International Orthodox Christian Charities
01106
Europe Montenegro To facilitate repatriation of refugees from Montenegro to Bosnia, revitalize agriculture, and provide vocational training 8/1/00-7/31/01 $652,690
International Orthodox Christian Charities
01003
Europe Bosnia-Herzegovina To facilitate the return of displaced persons within the Federation and Republika Srpska and improve the lives of "Bosniak Floaters" through shelter reconstruction and transportation services 8/1/00-7/31/01 $900,599
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
01003
Europe Various This contribution funds UNHCR programming for assistance to refugees and others of concern to UNHCR in Croatia, Bosnia, Kosovo, and Montenegro 1/1/00-12/31/00 $20,000,000
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
01003
East Asia Various To support UNHCR's repatriation and reintegration programs for Burmese Rohingyas, Cambodian, and Lao refugees and its programs for protection and assistance of refugees and asylum-seekers in China, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand 1/1/00-12/31/00 $3,054,000
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
01003
Europe Various To support UNHCR's protection and assistance activities for the estimated 350,000 persons displaced by the fighting in the northern Caucasus 7/1/00-12/31/00 $880,000
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
01003
Europe Georgia To support UNHCR's protection and assistance activities for the estimated 7,000 refugees in Georgia displaced by the fighting in Chechnya 4/1/00-12/31/00 $565,000
International Rescue Committee
01098
Africa Guinea To support IRC's education and community services programs for Liberian and Sierra Leonean refugees in Guinea 71/00-6/30/01 $1,537,938
International Rescue Committee
01087
Europe Georgia This program promotes empowerment and self-sufficiency of IDP communities in Georgia by identifying and implementing communal projects 7/1/00-6/30/01 $768,963
International Organization for Migration
01031
Western Hemisphere Central America To establish "Statistical Information System on Migration in Central America" 8/1/00-7/31/01 $400,000
International Organization for Migration
01031
Europe Switzerland Contribution is obligatory reimbursement to IOM for taxes in accordance with Tax Reimbursement Agreement signed September 17, 1997 1/1/00-12/31/00 $335,215
International Organization for Migration
01003
Multiregional Various Funds are to be used for IOM's core technical cooperation services to its member governments from G-77 countries 10/1/99-9/30/00 $2,000,000
International Catholic Migration Commission
01089
Europe Bosnia & Croatia Economic revitalization programs that will provide minority refugees with access to an integrated, multi-faceted program of socio-economic assistance to ensure sustainable returns 6/1/00-5/31/01 $3,800,000
Church World Service
01097
South Asia Various These projects provide primary health care and health education through systems of Basic Health Units and Community Health Workers. The Nangarhar project (Afghanistan) serves 100,000 people, 80% returned refugees, while the Mansehra project (Pakistan) serves 60,000 refugees 1/1/00-12/31/00 $163,095
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
01038
Europe North Caucasus OCHA's Moscow office focuses on coordination of UN's North Caucasus operations, including monitoring of needs and coordination with the United Nations Security Coordinator on security matters 7/1/00-12/31/00 $260,000
International Rescue Committee
01093
Europe Various To facilitate minority return and reintegration from the FRY to Croatia, through legal assistance, humanitarian aid, logistics, and income generating 6/1/00-5/31/01 $993,292
International Rescue Committee
01123
Africa Democratic Republic of the Congo To assist the immediate health needs of the Congolese (DRC) refugee population, including curative services, vaccinations, mother-child health, supplementary feeding, community health education and training, and sexual-gender-based violence initiatives 7/21/00-10/21/00 $239,975
International Committee of the Red Cross
01029
Africa Various A voluntary contribution for ICRC's emergency appeal 2000 for activities in Africa with at least $300,000 used to support ICRC activities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo 1/1/00-12/31/00 $8,200,000
International Committee of the Red Cross
01029
Western Hemisphere Various A voluntary contribution for ICRC's emergency appeal 2000 for activities in the Americas 1/1/00-12/31/00 $1,400,000
International Committee of the Red Cross
01029
Europe Various A voluntary contribution for ICRC's emergency appeal 2000 for activities in Europe 1/1/00-12/31/00 $3,400,000
International Committee of the Red Cross
01029
South Asia Various A voluntary contribution for ICRC's emergency appeal 2000 for activities in South Asia 1/1/00-12/31/00 $1,900,000
International Committee of the Red Cross
01029
Near East Various A voluntary contribution for ICRC's emergency appeal 2000 for activities in the Middle East/North Africa 1/1/00-12/31/00 $500,000
International Committee of the Red Cross
01029
East Asia Various A voluntary contribution for ICRC's emergency appeal 2000 for activities in East Asia 1/1/00-12/31/00 $900,000
World Health Organization
01036
Europe Kosovo This pledge funds WHO programming for improvements in water and sanitation for rural Kosovo 8/1/00-7/31/01 $1,600,000
World Health Organization
01036
Africa Sierra Leone To support WHO programs in Sierra Leone to assist amputees, to rehabilitate health services, and to address HIV/AIDS and malaria in areas of refugee return 1/1/00-12/31/00 $350,000
Save the Children
01105
South Asia Pakistan This project will provide a micro-credit program for Afghan women in Quetta, Pakistan 9/1/00-8/31/01 $136,691
World Food Program
01032
Africa Tanzania To support the WFP refugee feeding program in Tanzania for vulnerable children and nursing mothers 8/00-7/01 $465,000
International Catholic Migration Commission
01015
Europe Various Additional funding to cover percapita and fully reimburseable costs for processing refugees in Europe at four locations. The increase is needed to cover an unexpected bulge in processing in Austria in particular 10/1/99-9/30/00 $225,000
General Services Administration
81081
Worldwide Various Additional funding for the development of a standardized computer refugee resettlement case management system. This new system, known as Worldwide Refugee Admissions Processing System (WRAPS) will link the worldwide PRM partners with a modernized data communications network 9/1/00-8/31/01 $2,000,000
International Organization for Migration
01031
Western Hemisphere Guatemala Contribution to enable representatives of civil society to attend NGO-organized seminar on "Minimum Standards and Procedures of Detention, Deportation, and Reception of Migrants" 1/1/00-12/31/00 $26,850
International Organization for Migration
01031
Multi-regional Various PRM's contribution supports several IOM anti-trafficking activities, including the "Global Fund for Return and Reintegration of Trafficking Victims," to support voluntary repatriation of extremely vulnerable trafficked women and children in Africa, Latin America, and Asia. PRM also supported a trafficking prevention and protection program in Romania, and a project in Albania to return trafficked women. In Bulgaria, PRM is supporting IOM's work to integrate trafficking awareness materials into school curriculum 9/1/00-8/31/01 $755,000

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