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21 Jun 2012 description

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government (HKSARG) released $41.53 million from the Disaster Relief Fund in the year ending March 31, 2012 to support government authorities and various relief organisations in providing early relief to victims of major disasters which occurred outside Hong Kong.

25 Aug 2011 description

The Government has accepted the advice of the Disaster Relief Fund Advisory Committee and approved a grant of $3 million from the Disaster Relief Fund to Oxfam Hong Kong to undertake relief projects for drought victims in Ethiopia.

Announcing the grant today (August 25), a Government spokesman said that the Committee hoped the grant would help provide relief to drought victims in Ethiopia.

03 Aug 2011 description

The Government has accepted the advice of the Disaster Relief Fund Advisory Committee and approved two grants from the Disaster Relief Fund totalling $6 million to World Vision Hong Kong to undertake relief projects for drought victims in Ethiopia and Kenya.

Announcing the grants today (August 3), a government spokesman said that the Committee hoped the two grants - each of $3 million - would help provide relief to the drought victims in the two countries.