Indonesia: Red Cross submits half of its reconstruction projects to BRR

Banda Aceh, Indonesia-Relief -- Red Cross Indonesia (PMI), in cooperation with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Society (IFRC) and the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC), as well as 32 members of the Red Cross and Red Crescent, on Thusday last week, submitted a list of 105 projects to BRR Director Kuntoro in BRR's office in Banda Aceh.
The total value of the proposed projects is US$345,158,217, and is part of an overall US$600 million commitment previously signed between PMI, IFRC, ICRC and BRR on May 6, 2005.

The projects are estimated to take two to five years to complete, and include the construction of 89 schools, 20 PMI branch offices, four orphanages, 31,088 new homes and the rehabilitation of 7,206 homes for tsunami IDPs.© che