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12 Aug 2018 description

The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has accepted the advice of the Disaster Relief Fund Advisory Committee and approved from the Disaster Relief Fund a grant of $655,000 to Oxfam Hong Kong for providing relief to flood victims in Gansu Province in the Mainland.

Announcing the grant today (August 10), a spokesman for the Government said that the grant will be used to provide flour and cooking oil to the victims. The Committee hopes the grant would facilitate the provision of timely relief to the victims and help them restore their normal living.

24 Jul 2018 description

The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has approved from the Disaster Relief Fund a grant of $536,000 to Amity Foundation, Hong Kong for providing relief to flood victims in Sichuan Province in the Mainland.

06 Jun 2018 description

The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has accepted the advice of the Disaster Relief Fund Advisory Committee and approved from the Disaster Relief Fund a grant of $6.217 million to World Vision Hong Kong for providing relief to flood victims in Kenya.

16 May 2018 description

The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has accepted the advice of the Disaster Relief Fund Advisory Committee and approved from the Disaster Relief Fund a grant of $3.207 million to the Adventist Development and Relief Agency, China (ADRA China) for providing relief to earthquake victims in Papua New Guinea.

20 Mar 2018 description

The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has accepted the advice of the Disaster Relief Fund Advisory Committee and approved from the Disaster Relief Fund a grant of $1.196 million to the Adventist Development and Relief Agency, China (ADRA China) for providing relief to cyclone victims in the Philippines.

02 Jan 2018 description

The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region released $54.44 million from the Disaster Relief Fund in the year 2016-17 to support relief organisations in providing emergency relief to victims of major disasters occurring outside Hong Kong.

23 Nov 2017 description

The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has accepted the advice of the Disaster Relief Fund Advisory Committee and approved from the Disaster Relief Fund a grant of $3.376 million to Habitat for Humanity Hong Kong for providing relief to flood victims in Assam, India.

23 Oct 2017 description

The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has accepted the advice of the Disaster Relief Fund Advisory Committee and approved from the Disaster Relief Fund a grant of $2.674 million to Hong Kong Red Cross for providing relief to flood victims in Bangladesh.

Announcing the grant today (October 20), a spokesman for the Government said that the grant will be used to provide temporary shelter materials. The Committee hopes the grant will facilitate the provision of timely relief to the victims and help them restore their normal living.

16 Oct 2017 description

The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has accepted the advice of the Disaster Relief Fund Advisory Committee and approved from the Disaster Relief Fund a grant of $3.599 million to Habitat for Humanity Hong Kong for providing relief to flood victims in Nepal.

Announcing the grant today (October 13), a spokesman for the Government said that the grant will be used to provide temporary shelter materials and tools. The Committee hopes the grant will facilitate the provision of timely relief to the victims and help them restore their normal living.

18 Sep 2017 description

The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has accepted the advice of the Disaster Relief Fund Advisory Committee and approved from the Disaster Relief Fund two grants totalling $6.011 million to two agencies for providing relief to flood victims in Bihar, India.

30 Aug 2017 description

The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has accepted the advice of the Disaster Relief Fund Advisory Committee and approved from the Disaster Relief Fund a grant of $1.463 million to Plan International Hong Kong for providing relief to flood victims in Assam, India.

10 Aug 2017 description

The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has accepted the advice of the Disaster Relief Fund Advisory Committee and approved from the Disaster Relief Fund a grant of $1.523 million to Plan International Hong Kong for providing relief to drought victims in Ethiopia.

04 Aug 2017 description

The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has accepted the advice of the Disaster Relief Fund Advisory Committee and approved from the Disaster Relief Fund a grant of $747,000 to Amity Foundation, Hong Kong for providing relief to flood victims in Sri Lanka.

01 Aug 2017 description

The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has accepted the advice of the Disaster Relief Fund Advisory Committee and approved from the Disaster Relief Fund a grant of $3.915 million to Oxfam Hong Kong for providing relief to flood victims in Assam and Manipur, India.

Announcing the grant today (July 31), a spokesman for the Government said that the grant will be used to provide hygiene and household items. The Committee hopes the grant will facilitate the provision of timely relief to the victims and help them restore their normal living.

10 Jul 2017 description

The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has accepted the advice of the Disaster Relief Fund Advisory Committee and approved from the Disaster Relief Fund three grants totalling $9.039 million to three agencies to provide relief to flood victims in Sri Lanka.

27 Jun 2017 description

The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has accepted the advice of the Disaster Relief Fund Advisory Committee and approved from the Disaster Relief Fund a grant of $1.909 million to the Adventist Development and Relief Agency, China (ADRA China) for providing relief to cyclone victims in Bangladesh.

20 Jun 2017 description

The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has accepted the advice of the Disaster Relief Fund Advisory Committee and approved from the Disaster Relief Fund a grant of $4.64 million to Amity Foundation, Hong Kong for providing relief to drought victims in Ethiopia.

13 Jun 2017 description

Local farmers who suffered serious losses caused by Typhoon Merbok can register with the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) from tomorrow (June 14) to June 22 for assistance from an emergency relief fund.

An AFCD spokesman said today (June 13) that an appropriate amount of the relief fund would be released to affected farming households according to established criteria.

The department's preliminary investigation has revealed that about 300 hectares of farmland in the New Territories were affected by the typhoon.

21 Oct 2016 description

The Hong Kong Observatory replaced the No. 8 Northwest Gale or Storm Signal by the No. 8 Southwest Gale or Storm Signal today (October 21) at 2.15pm.

The Home Affairs Department has so far opened 22 temporary shelters in various districts, with a total of 170 people seeking refuge at the shelters.

The 1823 Government Call Centre has so far received 156 reports of fallen trees.

11 Aug 2016 description

The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has accepted the advice of the Disaster Relief Fund Advisory Committee and approved from the Disaster Relief Fund a grant of $4.006 million to Save the Children Hong Kong for providing relief to flood victims in Hubei Province in the Mainland.