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21 Jun 2001 description

(2001-46) News Release

Ottawa - Maria Minna, Canada's Minister for International Cooperation, today announced that the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) will contribute $200,000 to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to come to the aid of people who are suffering as a result of the internal conflict in Macedonia.

"Canada is deeply concerned about the well-being of the civilian victims of conflict in the Balkans," Minister Minna said.

22 Apr 1999 description

Ottawa -- Canada will provide an additional $30 million in humanitarian and economic assistance in response to the Kosovo crisis, today announced the Honourable Diane Marleau, Minister for International Cooperation and Minister responsible for La Francophonie.

14 Apr 1999 description

(99-19) News Release

Ottawa -- Canada, through the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), will support three Canadian non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to provide humanitarian and food aid to Kosovar refugees, the Honourable Diane Marleau, Minister for International Cooperation and Minister responsible for La Francophonie, announced today.

13 Apr 1999 description

(99-18) News Release

Ottawa -- Canada will provide $5 million in food aid to the Kosovar refugees, the Honourable Diane Marleau, Minister for International Cooperation and Minister responsible for La Francophonie announced today.

"The food situation for the Kosovar refugees is of grave concern. The UN reports if we don't act now, the possibility of extreme hunger is imminent," said Madame Marleau.