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DFID Support Flood Victims

Wed, 19 Sep 2007 Source: GNA

Accra, Sept. 19, GNA - The Department of International Development (DFID) on Wednesday committed 250,000 pounds in support of the flood victims in the Northern Ghana.

A statement from DFID in Accra said the funds would provide emergency water and sanitation facilities to those most affected in the Upper East Region including the distribution of shelter kits, blankets, kitchen sets, jerry cans, basic relief items and water purification products.

The support is in response to an appeal launched by the International Federation of the Red Cross (IFRC) targeting 60,000 vulnerable people.
The statement said apart from the funding, DFID had provided a humanitarian advisor who had been working with international NGOs and the UN in a joint assessment mission in Northern Ghana.

Accra, Sept. 19, GNA - The Department of International Development (DFID) on Wednesday committed 250,000 pounds in support of the flood victims in the Northern Ghana.

A statement from DFID in Accra said the funds would provide emergency water and sanitation facilities to those most affected in the Upper East Region including the distribution of shelter kits, blankets, kitchen sets, jerry cans, basic relief items and water purification products.

The support is in response to an appeal launched by the International Federation of the Red Cross (IFRC) targeting 60,000 vulnerable people.
The statement said apart from the funding, DFID had provided a humanitarian advisor who had been working with international NGOs and the UN in a joint assessment mission in Northern Ghana.

Source: GNA

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