Vienna, Austria, September 22, 2015. The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) has extended a US$300,000 grant to the United Nations Register of Damage Caused by the Construction of the Wall in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (UNRoD). The grant will help UNRoD to further protect the legal rights of Palestinians affected by the construction of the wall in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, and to determine the outcome of key final status critical matters such as territory, borders and the status of East Jerusalem.
Vienna, Austria, September 22, 2015. The Director-General of the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) Suleiman J Al-Herbish and Suman Prasad Sharma, Finance Secretary of Nepal, signed a US$20m public sector loan agreement for the Small Towns Water Supply & Sanitation Sector Project (Phase III). The project aims at enhancing water supply and sanitation services in 26 towns across the country. Around 400,000 inhabitants will receive piped-in water supplies and over 20,000 households improved sanitation facilities, thereby raising health and living standards considerably.
September 8, 2015, Vienna, Austria. The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) has extended an emergency grant to assist Syrian refugees at the Traiskirchen camp in its host country Austria. The grant will be channeled through International Humanitarian Relief (IHR) based in Vienna, Austria.
Vienna, Austria, July 22, 2015. Over 30 partner countries stand to benefit from the latest round of financing approved at the 151st Session of the Governing Board of the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID).
Grant funding totaling US$4.24m was also approved for the following:
Grant to be channeled through IFRC
Vienna, Austria, April 29, 2015. The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) has approved a US$300,000 grant to help procure essential relief supplies for victims of the recent earthquake in Nepal and support emergency operations conducted by the Nepal Red Cross Society. The funds will be channelled through the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).