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22 Jan 2010 description
report Government of Italy

Rome January 22, 2010

In order to face the emergency caused by the violent earthquake occurred in Haiti on January, 12th current year, The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Emergency Office - has provided 500.000 euro for emergency aid to Haiti for UNDP in response to the UN Flash Appeal, which finance the project "Rubble removal for streets, houses and public utilities through cash-for-work in Port-au-Prince" through the multilateral channel.

Poc: Alessandro Pirrone
Italian UNDAC Focal Point

19 Jan 2010 description
report Government of Italy

Rome Janury 19, 2010

"The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs through the Directorate General for Cooperation and Development has contributed with one emergency humanitarian flight in Haiti in response to urgent humanitarian assistance for the population sticken by the earthquake occurred on January 12.

The overall "in-kind contribution" is of 624.000 euros.

Emergency goods are arrived in Port au Prince on January 19 and the Italian team deployed in the field will start the distribution in the next days.

The cargo transported some 647 metric tons of relief goods …

19 Jan 2010 description
report Government of Italy

Rome 19 January 2010

Within the context of the foreign ministry's efforts in support of the Haitian people, the Italian government is about to sign a bilateral agreement on the total cancellation of that country's debt to Italy, its second largest creditor.

The agreement concerns a residual 40.43 million euro, which is to be added to the 12 million already cancelled in July 2008.

18 Jan 2010 description
report Government of Italy

Rome, January 18 2010

In order to face the emergency caused by the violent earthquake occurred in Haiti on January, 12th current year, The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Emergency Office - has provided one million euro for emergency aid to Haiti, through the multilateral channel, as follows:

500.000 euro for WHO, in response to the UN Flash Appeal, which finance the project "Reactivation of Basic Health Care Services' ;

500.000 euro for OCHA, in response to the UN Flashe Appeal, which finance the mechanism of coordination and the action of the Resident Coordinator …

18 Jan 2010 description
report Government of Italy

Rome 18 January 2010

Within the framework of the emergency initiatives already launched by foreign minister Franco Frattini, the Directorate General for Development Cooperation (DGCS) has dispatched a humanitarian flight carrying emergency supplied valued at approximately 620,000 euro.

The intervention was made possible by a reception and distribution plan outlined, in close coordination with the Italian advance team operating in Haiti, by the DGCS expert sent to the country on 14 January via an ad hoc flight arranged by the Civil Defence Department

The operation includes the …

13 Jan 2010 description
report Government of Italy

Following the earthquake that yesterday afternoon shook the Democratic Republic of Haiti, on Minister Frattini's instructions the Directorate General for Development Cooperation (DGCS) went into immediate action.

Two financial contributions were earmarked for international agencies operating on the ground: 500,000 euro to the World Food Program to meet the emergency food needs of the populations affected, and another 500,000 euro within the context of the emergency healthcare programme being set up by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

The DGCS …