TITLE

Earthquake donations latest

PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
International Construction;Dec2005, Vol. 44 Issue 10, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that US$ 5.4 billion in aid of earthquake victims has been pledged to Pakistan. This was undertaken following an international donor conference that was held in the capital Islamabad. The donation will be made in aid of earthquake victims on October 8, 2005. The US $ 3.5 billion will be used in rebuilding local infrastructure and homes, the rest will help the worst affected to get through the winter months. The pledges include US$ 1 billion from the Asian Development Bank, including US$ 300 million for transport, power, health, education and governance.
ACCESSION #
21042378

 

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