Sunday, November 20, 2005

earthquake funding update

Emergency relief aid: only 30% of the $550 million requested by the UN has been promised.

Long-term reconstruction fund is doing better, at least as far as pledges are concerned - $5.8 billion pledged (World Bank and ADB pledge $1 billion each, and Saudi Arabia(!) is the biggest contributing country at $573 million.

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