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16 Oct 2016 description
report Government of Italy

Italy has allocated 3.9 million euros for emergency interventions to support the provision of essential services to South Sudanese refugees and to the most vulnerable segments of the hosting populations in South Sudan and in the neighbouring Countries (Uganda and Ethiopia). Lack of food and assistance, compounded to precarious hygiene and sanitary conditions, determine a real threat of famine, epidemics and tension between the refugees and the local populations.

07 Nov 2011 description
report Government of Italy

Technical workers and livestock farmers from Uganda have just completed a training course in Italy to teach former child soldiers the job of livestock farming. On their return from the fighting, the young people are in search of a role in the country’s southern communities. The project was promoted by the Italian Livestock Farmers’ Association (Italian initials AIA) with the support of the “Roma Capitale” organisation and is part of a decentralised cooperation programme.

13 Mar 2010 description
report Government of Italy

Rome March 13, 2010

"The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs through the Directorate General for Cooperation and Development has contributed with a financial amount of 88.900.000 euro to IFRC in response to urgent humanitarian assistance for the population in Eastern Uganda - stricken by Floods and Landslides of last March - under the "DREF operation n° MDRUG015 - 4 March 2010 of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent".

The donation will cover needs identified by the IFRC.

POC: Alessandro Pirrone - MoFA Rome - Emergency Office on +39 3691 8153

18 Dec 2009 description
report Government of Italy

Rome December 18, 2009 - "The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs through the Directorate General for Cooperation and Development has contributed with a financial amount of 700.000 euro to WFP in response to urgent humanitarian assistance in Uganda, to assist refugees in Nakivale camp and providing support to the population in Kotido and Moroto districts in Karamoja region."

The donation will cover needs identified by the WFP in the project "Safe Access to Firewood & Fuel in Uganda".

POC: Alessandro Pirrone - MoFA Rome - Emergency Office on +39 3691 8153

15 Dec 2009 description
report Government of Italy

Rome December 15, 2009 - "The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs through the Directorate General for Cooperation and Development has contributed with a financial amount of 515.000 euro to UNHCR in response to urgent humanitarian assistance in Uganda, to assist refugees from RD Congo, Kenya, Rwanda and Sudan leaving in the camps, providing water and sanitation, shelter, health support."

The donation will cover needs identified by the UNHCR in the "UNHCR Global Appeal 2009".

POC: Alessandro Pirrone - MoFA Rome - Emergency Office on +39 3691 8153

24 Dec 2008 description
report Government of Italy

Rome December 24, 2008 - "The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs through the Directorate General for Cooperation and Development has contributed with a financial amount of 200.000 to FAO to finance the Regional FAO Office in Nairobi (REOA - Regional Emergency Office for Africa) activities, including coordination in emergency response in the Horn of Africa and the Great Lakes regions, in close cooperation with twenty-four African countries.

Furthermore, the initiative "Initiative on Soaring Food Prices" is to facilitate the exchange of information on food safety among all …

05 Dec 2008 description
report Government of Italy

Rome 5 december, 2008 - "The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs through the General Directorate for Cooperation and Development has contributed with a financial amount of 1.100.000,00 euros to Uganda following the humanitarian emergency due to the floods of last months.

The aim of the contribution will contribute, as a result of the isolation of a large population of Pader district, the achievement of planned operations from Peace, Recovery and Development Plan (PRDP) and will ensure the transit of people and goods throughout the roads Abime Patong and Patong-Kalong and the access …

21 Oct 2008 description
report Government of Italy

Rome, October 21, 2008 "The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs through the Directorate General for Cooperation and Development has contributed with a financial amount of 1.541.000 euros to UNHCR in response to urgent humanitarian assistance in Uganda to support the transport and logistic sector in favour of Sudanese, Congolese and Rwandese refugees.

The contribution will cover needs identified by UNHCR, following the "Consolidated Appeal for Uganda 2008".

POC: Alessandro Pirrone- MoFA Rome- Emergency Office on +39 3691 8153

07 Oct 2008 description
report Government of Italy

Rome, October 7, 2008 - "The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs through the Directorate General for Cooperation and Development has contributed with a financial amount of 8.200.000 euros to WFP in compliance with the commitments made by the Italian government in FAO Headquarters last June, to face the food crisis in place and in response to urgent humanitarian assistance for the population in needs.

The contribution will finance ongoing programs of the countries listed below and marked by acronyms under specified:

- Central African Republic: "PRRO 10189.2 " …

11 Jul 2008 description
report Government of Italy

RomeJuly 9, 2008 - "The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs through the Directorate General for Cooperation and Development has contributed with a financial amount of 400.000 euros to FAO to support agricultural emergency in Karamoja region, Uganda, under the project named 'UGA-08/A15'.

The donation will cover needs identified by FAO."

POC: Alessandro Pirrone- MoFA Rome - Emergency Office on +39 3691 8153