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14 Mar 2017 description
report Government of Japan
  1. On March 14, the Government of Japan decided to extend Emergency Grant Aid of 26 million US dollars in response to the famine in the Middle East and Africa through 6 international organizations and agencies including the World Food Programme (WFP).

  2. This assistance is also provided as a swift response to United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’s call for support. Japan will provide humanitarian assistance such as food, nutrition, health and WASH (Water and Sanitation) in Somalia, South Sudan, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Yemen, and Kenya.

03 Nov 2011 description

YOKOHAMA The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a JPY 2.31 billion (US$30 million) donation package from the government of Japan. The contribution will provide urgently needed life-saving food and nutritional assistance to the most vulnerable people in four countries in the Horn of Africa - Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, and Djibouti - and Sudan and South Sudan.

26 Sep 2011 description
report Government of Japan

Mr. President,
Distinguished delegates,

First, I would like to welcome the holding of this meeting on the initiative of the United Nations Secretary-General and also express my respect for the efforts by the United Nations to address the drought in the Horn of Africa.

16 Sep 2011 description

(Bangkok, 15 September 2011) – Five countries in Asia and the Pacific have donated almost 18 per cent of the total amount of emergency aid provided to date, to the crisis in the Horn of Africa.

Australia, Japan, China, the Republic of Korea and New Zealand have provided US$275 million to the four countries that make up the Horn of Africa crisis - Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya and Djibouti.