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06 Jun 2018 description

The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has accepted the advice of the Disaster Relief Fund Advisory Committee and approved from the Disaster Relief Fund a grant of $6.217 million to World Vision Hong Kong for providing relief to flood victims in Kenya.

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.

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.

06 May 2009 description

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government (HKSARG) released $348.93 million from the Disaster Relief Fund to provide immediate relief to people in distress outside Hong Kong in the year ending March 31, 2009.

18 Mar 2009 description

The Government has accepted the advice of the Disaster Relief Fund Advisory Committee and approved a grant from the Disaster Relief Fund of $2.7 million to World Vision Hong Kong to undertake relief projects for victims of food crisis in Kenya.

Announcing the grant today (March 18), a government spokesman said the committee hoped the grant would help provide relief to victims of food crisis in Kenya.

"To ensure that the money will be used for the designated purposes, the relief agency has been asked to submit an evaluation report and audited account on the use of the grant …

26 Apr 2005 description

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government (HKSARG) released $37 million from the Disaster Relief Fund in the year ending March 31, 2005, to provide immediate relief to people in distress outside Hong Kong.