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19 Dec 2007 description
report Government of Japan
  1. The Government of Japan has decided to extend grant aid (food aid) totaling 2.88 billion yen through the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to the following eight countries where there are vulnerable groups (including internally displaced persons, women and children) facing chronic food shortage caused by internal conflicts, poverty and other factors. Notes to this effect were exchanged on December 18 (Tue) (local time: same day) between Mr. Yuji Nakamura, Japanese Ambassador to Italy, and Mr.
21 Sep 2007 description
report Government of Japan

On September 20 (Thu), the Government of Japan decided to extend emergency relief goods worth about 12 million yen (blankets, tents and plastic sheets) to the Republic of Uganda, which has sustained widespread damage from flooding caused by continuous torrential rains.

At the beginning of September, torrential rains caused large-scale flooding mainly in the northern and eastern parts of the Republic of Uganda, destroying 35,000 houses and affecting about 50,000 households and 300,000 people (as of September 20).

At present, in large parts of the north and east of the country, the …

08 Mar 2007 description
report Government of Japan

On March 2 (Fri), the Government of Japan decided to extend emergency grant aid for five projects, totaling about 9.76 million dollars, through United Nations organizations to support peace consolidation in four African countries (Uganda, Sierra Leone, Burundi and Liberia).

In Africa, some progress has been made towards achieving durable peace in regions that have suffered from conflict, such as the Great Lakes region and West Africa.