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Funding Actions Finalized With Organizations, February 1999

Organization
Geographic Region
Country
Purpose
Activity Period
Amount of Award
Center for Applied Linguistics
Western Hemisphere
United States
Initial funding is intended to assist the Center in providing information and collecting and disseminating educational services for pre-entry orientation and training programs for persons worldwide who have been approved for admission to the United States.
10/1/98 - 9/30/99
$90,000.00
International Catholic Migration Commission
Europe
Various
Additional funds are provided to assist in the processing of refugees and to provide a brief cultural orientation training program on life in the United States.
10/1/98 - 9/30/99
$230,000.00
International Catholic Migration Commission
East Asia
Various
Additional funding is provided to assist persons in Vietnam seeking or suggested for admission to the United States under the U.S. program for orderly departure.
10/1/98 - 9/30/99
$1,500,000.00
International Organization for Migration
Worldwide
Various
This contribution is to cover costs of designated Associate Experts.
1/1/99-12/31/99
$95,000.00
International Organization for Migration
East Asia
Thailand
Funds are contributed to cover IOM"s costs of functioning as the Secretariat for the 1999 Thai Migration Symposium and follow-on activities.
1/1/99-12/31/99
$95,000.00
Immigration and Refugee Services of America, Inc.
Western Hemisphere
United States
Additional funding is provided to assist in the reception and placement of refugees in the United States by ensuring refugees are sponsored and offered appropriate assistance.
10/1/98-9/30/99
$2,618,120.00
United Nations Relief and Works Agency
Near East
Various
Funds are contributed towards the regular program budget which provides education, health, and relief and social services to Palestine refugees in the Near East.
CY 99
$73,000,000.00
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 refugees are sponsored and offered appropriate assistance.
10/1/98-9/30/99
$6,633,360.00
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 refugees are sponsored and offered appropriate assistance.
10/1/98-9/30/99
$199,800.00
IOWA
Western Hemisphere
United States
Additional funding is provided to assist in the reception and placement of refugees in the United States by ensuring refugees are sponsored and offered appropriate assistance.
10/1/98-9/30/99
$227,920.00
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 refugees are sponsored and offered appropriate assistance.
10/1/98-9/30/99
$4,357,120.00
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Africa
Guinea/Liberia
USG funds are contributed to meet emergency needs of Sierra Leonean refugees through distributing of food, in cooperation with CARE and the World Food Programs, in Guinea; transporting refugees and their belongings away from the border to safer, environmentally suitable locations and repairing/building bridges and roads in Guinea; providing emergency health and nutrition assistance to Sierra Leoneans in Guinea and Liberia; and providing environmental rehabilitation in Guinea.
CY 99
$2,026,278.00
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Worldwide
Various
USG provides funding in support of UNHCR's environmental projects.
CY 99
$730,000.00
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 refugees are sponsored and offered appropriate assistance.
10/1/98-9/30/99
$4,085,540.00
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 refugees are sponsored and offered appropriate assistance.
10/1/98-9/30/99
$3,529,800.00
Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society of the Protestant 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 refugees are sponsored and offered appropriate assistance.
10/1/98-9/30/99
$1,022,680.00
Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society
Western Hemisphere
United States
Additional funding is provided to assist in the reception and placement of refugees in the United States by ensuring refugees are sponsored and offered appropriate assistance.
10/1/98-9/30/99
$3,438,780.00
International Organization for Migration
Worldwide
Various
USG funds are contributed to cover reimbursable expenses of services provided in processing and transporting refugees to the United States.
10//98-9/30/99
$10,000,000.00
International Committee of the Red Cross
Worldwide
Various
PRM has responded to the ICRC's Headquarters Appeal.
1/1/99-12/31/99
$9,842,737.00
Mercy Corps International
Europe
Kosovo
Funding is toward MCI's emergency relief commodities project assisting displaced persons and other war-affected persons in Kosovo.
1/1/99-12/31/99
$999,999.00