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09 Nov 2018 description

The Federal Government supports people in affected areas of Africa with 6.5 million euros from the Foreign Disaster Fund (FDF)

31 Aug 2017 description

Foreign Ministry announces allocation of new funds for East Africa from the Foreign Disaster Fund (FDF)

19 Jan 2009 description

Participation in UN MINURCAT mission limited until the end of 2009

Vienna, 19 January 2008 - Foreign Minister Michael Spindelegger and Defence Minister Norbert Darabos will be proposing a continuation of the humanitarian mission of the Austrian Federal Armed Forces in Chad until the end of 2009 to the Council of Ministers. Foreign Minister Spindelegger used today's session of the Council for Integration Issues and Foreign Policy to inform the parliament parties and the social partners about this plan.

07 Jun 2004 description

An end to the conflict as well as humanitarian access are the most urgent problems

Vienna, 7 June 2004 - "In the Darfur region of western Sudan we are today facing one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world. Around one million Sudanese have fled since the fighting broke out in February 2003, and the majority of the refugees are women and children. I have therefore arranged for Austria to make available Euro 200,000 in humanitarian aid for these displaced people, making Austria one of the first countries to assist the victims of this humanitarian catastrophe.