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21 Jun 2013 description

OTTAWA — Canada plays an important role in safeguarding the rights and providing for the well-being of refugees and other displaced people around the world. Today, to mark World Refugee Day, the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of International Cooperation, announced support to provide innovative technology to help better protect refugees.

20 Jun 2013 description

OTTAWA — Le Canada joue un rôle important dans la protection des droits et du mieux-être des réfugiés et des autres personnes déplacées partout dans le monde. Aujourd’hui, pour souligner la Journée mondiale des réfugiés, l’honorable Julian Fantino, ministre de la Coopération internationale, a annoncé un soutien pour des technologies novatrices permettant de mieux protéger les réfugiés.

13 May 2013 description

Ottawa, Ontario — Emergency relief items will be provided to approximately 6,000 vulnerable people who have fled the conflict in the Darfur region of Sudan and been displaced in eastern Chad, announced the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of International Cooperation.

"Canada is a compassionate neighbour and is reacting quickly to help alleviate the suffering of those affected by the conflict," said Minister Fantino. "Through Canada's humanitarian assistance, we are ensuring that the most critical needs of those displaced are being met."

12 Sep 2012 description

Le 11 septembre 2012

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso ― L'honorable Julian Fantino, ministre de la Coopération internationale, accompagné par des dirigeants d'organisations humanitaires canadiennes, a visité aujourd'hui le camp de réfugiés de Mentao pour attirer l'attention sur la crise alimentaire et nutritionnelle au Sahel, en Afrique de l'Ouest.

12 Sep 2012 description

September 11, 2012

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso―The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of International Cooperation, accompanied by heads of Canadian humanitarian organizations, today conducted a visit to Mentao refugee camp to raise awareness of the food and nutrition crisis in the Sahel region of West Africa.

07 Aug 2012 description

Toronto – The Harper Government called on Canadians today to lend their support to the people affected by the humanitarian crisis in the Sahel region of West Africa. The announcement was made by Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Cooperation, Lois Brown, on behalf of Minister of International Cooperation, Julian Fantino.

14 Jun 2012 description

Ottawa―The results of Canada's commitments to developing countries are now easier to access after Canada's Minister of International Cooperation, the Honourable Beverley J. Oda, released the Development for Results 2010-2011 report today.

24 Feb 2012 description

Ottawa (Ontario) — L'honorable Beverley J. Oda, ministre de la Coopération internationale, a annoncé aujourd'hui que le Canada prenait des mesures pour prévenir une famine et une grave crise humanitaire en Afrique de l'Ouest.

24 Feb 2012 description

Ottawa — Today, the Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Minister of International Cooperation, announced that Canada is taking action to prevent a famine and a severe humanitarian crisis in western Africa.

22 Nov 2011 description

November 18, 2011

Ottawa, Ontario―Today, the Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Minister of International Cooperation, announced 25 new initiatives to further Canada's support to Africa. Minister Oda referenced these projects in a recent speech delivered to African Heads of Missions meeting in Ottawa.

17 Jul 2010 description

OTTAWA, ONTARIO ? La ministre de la Coopération internationale, l'honorable Beverley J. Oda, a annoncé aujourd'hui que le gouvernement du Canada consacrera 6 825 000 $ en réponse à la détérioration de la sécurité alimentaire au Tchad et au Niger.

« Le Canada intervient pour répondre aux besoins alimentaires et nutritionnels essentiels des gens souffrant de la faim au Tchad et au Niger, a déclaré la ministre Oda. La situation dans ces pays a atteint un niveau critique. Les habitants les plus pauvres sont les plus vulnérables.

17 Jul 2010 description

OTTAWA, ONTARIO - The Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Minister of International Cooperation, announced today that the Government of Canada will provide an additional $6,825,000 in response to the deteriorating food security situation in Chad and Niger.

"Canada is responding to the critical food and nutrition needs of the hungry in Chad and Niger," said Minister Oda. "The situation in Chad and Niger is reaching a crisis level and the poorest in those countries are the most vulnerable.

12 Mar 2008 description

Gatineau, Qc - The Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Minister of International Cooperation and the Honourable Maxime Bernier, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced that the Government of Canada, through the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), will provide up to $6 million to humanitarian organizations that help those affected by the ongoing conflicts in Sudan and Chad.

'The Government of Canada is continuously monitoring the humanitarian situations in Sudan and Chad,' said Minister Oda.

25 Aug 2004 description

Ottawa - The Honourable Aileen Carroll, Minister of International Cooperation, today announced that Canada has contributed $ 6.5 million to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations in support of massive national locust control operations in West Africa. In addition, preventative actions will be taken in North Africa to help counter a major locust invasion in that region over the coming year. Currently, countries in West Africa, particularly those in the Sahel, are fighting one of the worst locust invasions since the late 1980s.

03 Jun 2004 description

Ottawa -- Canada is increasing its contribution to humanitarian efforts in Darfur, in western Sudan, by providing an additional $6.1 million in food and humanitarian assistance.

The funds will be provided by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA). Some $2 million will be channeled to the World Food Programme to respond to urgent food aid needs of internally displaced persons in Darfur.

13 May 2004 description

Ottawa - Aileen Carroll, Minister for International Cooperation, and Bill Graham, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced that Canada will respond to the UN's appeal for additional resources to meet the serious emergency needs in Darfur, the western region of Sudan. Canada will provide a total of $3 million in emergency assistance to the World Food Programme (WFP) and UNICEF through the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA).

18 Jul 2003 description

Data Source: Food and Agriculture Organisation