Project ID: 33234

Chinese Government donates first batch of tsunami relief goods worth RMB 50 million following 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami (Linked to Project ID#33240, #33226)

Commitment amount

$ 11942604.13

Constant 2017 USD

Summary

Funding agency [Type]

China Ministry of Commerce [Government Agency]

Recipient

Sri Lanka

Sector

Emergency response (Code: 720)

Flow type

Grant

Concessional

Yes

Category

Intent

Development (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Commercial

Development

Representational

Mixed

Financial Flow Classification

ODA-like (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Official Development Assistance

Other Official Flows

Vague (Official Finance)

Flows categorized based on OECD-DAC guidelines

Project lifecycle

Status

Completion (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Pledge

Commitment

Implementation

Completion

Suspended

Cancelled

Milestones

Commitment year

2004

Completion

2004

2004-12-28

Actual

Description

On 26 December 2004, a severe earthquake near the Indonesian island of Sumatra triggered an enormous tsunami in the Indian Ocean that hit many countries, including Sri Lanka. In response, the Chinese government sent three aid packages for tsunami relief to Sri Lanka. This project captures the first batch worth 50 million RMB consisting of blankets, tents, bedding, food, and medical equipment which all arrived in Sri Lanka on 28 December 2004.The other two aid packages are captured in project #33240 and #33226. The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Financial Tracking Service captures this first batch in flow ID #24789.

Number of official sources

3

Number of unofficial sources

8

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Details

Cofinanced

No

Receiving agencies [Type]

Government of Sri Lanka [Government Agency]