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09 Oct 2018 description

October 9, 2018, Vienna, Austria. OFID – the OPEC Fund for International Development - has approved two emergency aid grants totaling US$1 million in support of relief efforts in Indonesia and Yemen. The grants will be channelled through the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), respectively.

03 Aug 2018 description

Vienna, Austria, August 2, 2018. OFID – the OPEC Fund for International Development - has signed public sector loan agreements with Côte d’Ivoire and Malawi to help boost socio-economic development and living standards.

The agreements, totaling US$34 million, were signed by OFID Director-General Suleiman J Al-Herbish and Roger A Kacou, Ambassador of Côte d’Ivoire to Austria, and Michael B Kamphambe Nkhoma, Ambassador of Malawi to Germany.

19 Jun 2018 description

June 19, 2018, Vienna, Austria. OFID – the OPEC Fund for International Development – has approved a US$100,000 emergency aid grant to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to support humanitarian operations being carried out by the Guatemalan Red Cross for victims of a recent volcanic eruption.

18 May 2018 description

Vienna, Austria, May 18, 2018. OFID – the OPEC Fund for International Development – has approved two emergency aid grants totaling US$1 million to help bolster relief efforts in the Gaza Strip and Syria. The grants will be channeled through the Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) and the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), respectively.

16 May 2018 description

May 16, 2018, Vienna, Austria. OFID – the OPEC Fund for International Development – has approved a US$500,000 emergency aid grant to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to help internally displaced Syrians and returnees by improving their access to better health, safe water and education services.