Project ID: 34072

China donates $1 million USD to Bangladesh for disaster relief following the 2007 cyclone

Commitment amount

$ 1561435.101

Constant 2017 USD

Summary

Funding agency [Type]

Unspecified Chinese Government Institution [Government Agency]

Recipient

Bangladesh

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

2007

Completion

2007

2007-11-19

Actual

Description

On 15 November 2007, cyclone Sidr produced widespread flooding and damage in Bangladesh. In response, on 19 November 2007, the Chinese Ambassador to Bangladesh met with a Bangladeshi foreign advisor and pledged $1 million USD for emergency disaster relief efforts. The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Financial Tracking Service captures this donation in flow ID #50412.

Number of official sources

2

Number of unofficial sources

5

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Details

Cofinanced

No

Implementing agencies [Type]

Government of Bangladesh [Government Agency]