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Funding Actions Finalized With Organizations - April 1999

Released by the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Population on May 7, 1999


Organization   Geographic Region   Country   Purpose   Activity Period   Amount of Award
International Rescue Committee   Africa   Kenya   PRM has recently contributed $1,119,565 to the International Rescue Committee's Refugee Assistance program at the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya. PRM contribution will support the camp's medical program including a 90-bed hospital and various medical outre   1/1/99-12/31/99   $1,119,565.00
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies   Europe   Various   Contribution of $2,000,000 to IFRC for the programs carried out by the Macedonian and Albanian Red Cross Societies in response to the crisis in Kosovo.   CY 99   $2,000,000.00
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees   Europe   Kosovo   PRM contribution supports UNHCR's special appeal for Kosovo related activities. Funds are intended to support emergency shelter repairs, distribution of food and non-food items, water and sanitation, and other assistance as necessary in view of the rapid   CY 99   $8,500,000.00
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies   Worldwide   Various   Support for refugee related emergency response activities.   CY 99   $150,000.00
World Health Organization   Europe   Various   Funds are contributed to provide immunizations in conjunction with UNICEF and to provide health sector coordination and information dissemination to health-related organizations involved in the Kosovo crisis.   CY 99   $6,500,000.00
International Organization for Migration   Western Hemisphere   Cuba   PRM is reimbursing IOM for its transportation and processing expenses incurred in arranging for the third country resettlement of Cubans from Guantanamo.   FY 99   $150,000.00
International Organization for Migration   Europe   Various   PRM's contribution is in response to IOM's appeal for the CIS countries.   CY 99   $2,000,000.00
International Organization for Migration   Worldwide   Various   PRM's funding represents a voluntary, unearmarked contribution.   CY 99   $1,600,000.00
International Committee of the Red Cross   Europe   Various   PRM support is for refugee-related emergency response activities in Albania, Bosnia, FYROM, and Yugoslavia.   CY 99   $3,000,000.00
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees   South Asia   Various   This contribution of $1.65million will fund UNHCR assistance to Afghan refugees who wish to voluntarily repatriate to Afghanistan.   CY 99   $1,650,000.00
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs   Europe   Various   This contribution will support OCHA's Field Coordination Unit in Georgia in carrying out activities for refugees and internally displaced persons.   CY 99   $200,000.00
International Organization for Migration   Europe   Various   Contribution is to cover costs of processing and transporting Albanian Kosovar refugees to countries of temporary asylum.   CY 99   $1,200,000.00
International Rescue Committee   East Asia   Thailand   Funds basic life-support for Burmese refugees in Thailand.   1/1/99-12/31/99   $1,400,420.00
International Rescue Committee   Europe   Albania   Support emergency medical, water, and sanitation assistance for Kosovar refugees in Albania   4/15/99-10/15/99   $1,969,274.00
International Organization for Migration   Europe   Macedonia   Contribution is to cover costs of registering Kosovar Albanian refugees in FYROM   CY 99   $295,000.00
United Nations Children's Funds   Europe   Various   To provide emergency health care, including immunizations, education, and psycho-social services primarily to displaced Kosovars.   CY 99   $3,300,000.00
International Organization for Migration   Europe   Various   Contribution is to cover costs of processing and transporting Albanian Kosovar refugees to countries of temporary asylum.   CY 99   $800,000.00
Mercy Corps International   Europe   Macedonia   Support for community network to identify immediate health needs, provide medical referrals, and community support for basic sanitation services in refugee camps.   4/15-7/15/99   $147,982.00

Last Updated on 5/12/99

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