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22 Dec 2005 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are active in over 181 countries.

19 Dec 2005 description

Ondjiva, 12/19 - About USD 490,272 were invested by the World Bank in projects for the socio-economic reintegration of 391 demobilized soldiers and their respective families in the municipalities Ombandja, Kuanhama, Namacunde and Kuvelai, in the southern Cunene Province.

25 Nov 2005 description

Tunis 25 November, 2005 - Farmers in the Bom Jesus commune of Angola will receive grant financing from the African Development Fund (ADF) to support efforts aimed at improving food production in the region. The ADF Board of Directors today in Tunis approved a grant of UA 17.2 million (approximately US$ 24.86 million) to finance the Bom Jesus-Calenga Smallholder Agricultural Development Project.

01 Nov 2005 description

Berne, le 1er novembre 2005 - La Suisse et l'Angola signent un accord concernant la restitution des fonds provenant de la République d'Angola et actuellement bloqués en Suisse en vue de leur affectation à des projets humanitaires.

La Suisse va restituer les fonds provenant de la République d'Angola bloqués en Suisse au titre de l'enquête pénale ouverte par la justice genevoise, soit une enveloppe de 21 millions USD. Ils seront affectés à des projets humanitaires en Angola. Le directeur de la DDC, M.

25 Oct 2005 description

Luanda, 10/25 - The Angolan community in the Kingdom of Spain has donated on last Monday beds, mattresses, tables and sanitary furnitures estimated at USD 150,000 to hospitals of the country's northern Uije province.

The goods have been received by the Angolan Health Minister, Sebasti=E3o Veloso, who moments before got from the Swiss Co-operation Mission in Angola, three containers with diverse medicines and bio-security materials, to combat various diseases facing Uije province.

The donation is estimated at 65,000 Swiss Franc, equivalent to USD 55,000 and will be distributed to …

05 Oct 2005 description

Esta ayuda en especie, carne de vacuno enlatada, está destinada a países de África y Centroamérica.

Madrid, 5 de octubre de 2005. El pasado día 4 de octubre finalizaron en Valencia las tareas de estibación de la carne de vacuno enlatada.

19 Aug 2005 description
report UN Children's Fund

LUANDA, 19 August 2005 - The signing of an agreement contemplating financial support for the improvement of primary education in Angola took place on Friday between the Government of Norway, represented by Alida Andresen, Interim Trade attaché of that country's embassy in Angola, and UNICEF, represented by the agency's Representative in Angola, Mario Ferrari.

11 Aug 2005 description

Ndalatando, 08/11 - At least 2.4 million people throughout the country have benefited from the Social Aid Fund (FAS) actions during the first two phases since the functioning of this government body turned to the promotion of community-based development.

13 Jul 2005 description
report UN Children's Fund

UNICEF launched in January 2005 its Humanitarian Action Report (HAR) in favour of 33 countries in crisis, including all CAP countries.

The following is an update on the funding situation in each of the HAR countries. The appeal figures are the original HAR appeals, and wherever the HAR appeal has been raised in light of an aggravating emergency situation or crisis, this has been noted in the text. The funding status (1) of these countries should then be seen in light of their increased humanitarian needs.

Eastern and Southern Africa

07 Jul 2005 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are active in over 181 countries.

05 Jul 2005 description

International Development Secretary Hilary Benn today announced a multi-million pound package of funding to eradicate polio by end 2005/early 2006, and to boost the effort to ensure the world stays polio free thereafter.

He said the UK is to provide £60m over the next three years.

The UK is to immediately and unilaterally plug the remaining funding gap of £20m ($36m) so that polio can be eradicated. The UK will also give another £40m in 2006-08 towards the cost of vaccinating over 500m children to ensure polio can never break out again.

There are 12 countries where there are still …

30 Jun 2005 description
report World Bank
  1. This report provides an update of activities carried out under the Multi-Country Demobilization and Reintegration Program (MDRP) since the previous quarterly progress report (January to March 2005). The report is organized by the four main components of the MDRP, namely: (i) national demobilization and reintegration programs; (ii) special projects; (iii) regional activities; and (iv) overall program management.
30 Jun 2005 description

Andrew Natsios , U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator

Washington, DC
June 30, 2005

30 Jun 2005 description


The President's Initiative

On June 30, 2005, President Bush challenged the world to reduce the burden of malaria dramatically as a major killer of children in sub-Saharan Africa, and pledged to increase funding of malaria prevention and treatment by more than $1.2 billion over five years.

17 Jun 2005 description

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) today signed a joint partnership with Lazare Kaplan International Inc. (LKI) to collaborate on development projects in Lunda Norte, Angola. With the cooperation of the government of Angola, this partnership will provide assistance to improve social service delivery and increase economic opportunity.

The $1.5 million partnership will provide development projects to the province of Lunda Norte over the next three years.

14 Jun 2005 description
report World Bank

Washington, June 14, 2005 -- The World Bank Board of Directors today approved a project to manage groundwater and drought in the Southern African region to be executed by the Southern African Development Community (SADC).

30 May 2005 description

En su mayor parte serán donadas al PMA para operaciones de ayuda alimentaria en África y en Centroamérica.

Madrid, 30 de mayo de 2005.

El Fondo Español de Garantía Agrícola (FEGA) y la Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional (AECI) firman el viernes 3 de junio un convenio por el que la primera cede a la Agencia 5.048,2 toneladas de carne de vacuno enlatadas.

La mayor parte de las latas, cinco toneladas, serán a su vez donadas por la AECI al Programa Mundial de Alimentos (PMA) para que las distribuya en países donde está desarrollando operaciones de ayuda alimentaria.

19 May 2005 description

Luanda, 05/19 - The Government of Angola and the World Bank (WB) signed on Wednesday here a Usd 125 million accord to cover programmes on HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis, Social Aid Fund (FAS) and the first phase of the multisectoral emergency and rehabilitation project.

For HIV/Aids, malaria and tuberculosis programme, the accord has set aside Usd 21 million, while 45 million is going for the third phase of FAS and the first phase of the multisectoral emergency and rehabilitation project is taking 57.7million.

The agreement was signed by the minister of Planing, Ana Dias Lourenço, …

19 May 2005 description

Luanda, 05/19 - The World Bank (WB) donated Wednesday in Luanda USD 34,000 to five national Non-Governmental Organisations involved in the country's Poverty Fight Programme.

The fund has been distributed to the Angolan Women Association (AAM), the Angola's Economics Journalists Association (AJECO), Angolan of Aid to Widows (ANGOAVI), Huíla Women (AMEH) and the Organisation of Aid To Social Development (OADEC).