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[ Presenting plain-text part of multi-format email ] I've been trying to put together some figures for various amounts of aid pledged by various governments. So far I've got: 1) UK (DfID): 210m pounds (120m for DfID's work in Iraq 2003/4; 50m for humanitarian agencies; 40m set aside for further contributions to the immediate humanitarian problem) http://wwww.reliefweb.int/w/rwb.nsf/480fa8736b88bbc3c12564f6004c8ad5/ea8077f916a88c4b85256cf70075e057?OpenDocument 2) Australia: 100.5m Australian Dollars (17.5m for unspecified humanitarian aid; 100,000 tonnes of Australian wheat at 38m; 45m for handling, processing, distribution) http://wwww.reliefweb.int/w/rwb.nsf/480fa8736b88bbc3c12564f6004c8ad5/abd25d6d67e423a449256cf800196a5d?OpenDocument 3) Romania: unknown Will despatch medical teams, drinking and mineral water, medicine, medical equipment, foodstuffs, clothing, shoes, and tents http://wwww.reliefweb.int/w/rwb.nsf/480fa8736b88bbc3c12564f6004c8ad5/8f9d2c346dd9115dc1256cf7005e8182?OpenDocument 4) USA: 2.4bn US dollars allocated by budget supplemental for both aid and reconstruction (Thus far accounted for: 16.3m for stockpiled emergency supplies; 300m for food purchases; 206m for humanitarian relief organisations via USAID, (of which?) 60m for WFP logistics, 10m for WHO, 7m for IOM (International Organisation for migration, 8m for UNICEF water/health/sanitation, ); 600m for construction contracts, which at present have mainly gone to US companies with "security clearances") http://www.usaid.gov/iraq/ http://www.state.gov/p/nea/rls/rm/19051.htm (USAID briefing, 25/03/03) http://wwww.reliefweb.int/w/rwb.nsf/480fa8736b88bbc3c12564f6004c8ad5/f210f5fc9852814c85256cf70059d8d4?OpenDocument (UNDPI humanitarian briefing, 28/03/03) 5) European Union: 100m euros (from Emergency Aid Reserve, 79m of which still awaits approval by European Council) http://wwww.reliefweb.int/w/rwb.nsf/480fa8736b88bbc3c12564f6004c8ad5/ea8077f916a88c4b85256cf70075e057?OpenDocument 6) Canada: 100m Canadian dollars (of which immediate allocation of 20m to CARE Canada, UN agencies and Red Cross) http://www.acdi-cida.gc.ca/cida_ind.nsf/vLUAllDocByIDEn/636A2AFA0F8E6B1E85256CF400585A09?OpenDocument 7) Japan: approx. 112.53m US dollars (40bn yen), although most, it seems, actually to Jordan (3.3m for emergency medical activities by Japanese NGOs; 5.03m for advance procurement by UNHCR, WFP, UNICEF; 100m to Jordan to alleviate "economic impact" of situation in Iraq; 4.2m to Palestinian refugees via UNRWA) http://www.reliefweb.int/w/rwb.nsf/c7ca0eaf6c79faae852567af003c69ca/a169366f096e743549256cf50028caa7?OpenDocument If anyone has any more recent or further information, it'd be very useful. Mike Mike Lewis Christ's College Cambridge CB2 3BU 07712 655130 firstname.lastname@example.org *********************************** "We had a great day. We killed a lot of people" - Sergeant Eric Schrumpf, 5th Marine Regiment (NY Times, 28/03/03) "I'm sorry," the sergeant said. "But the chick was in the way." www.camsaw.org.uk _______________________________________________ Sent via the discussion list of the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq. To unsubscribe, visit http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-discuss To contact the list manager, email email@example.com All postings are archived on CASI's website: http://www.casi.org.uk