Chinese Government grants $10 million to Myanmar after Cyclone Nargis (Linked to #38986)
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Funding agency [Type]
Unspecified Chinese Government Institution [Government Agency]
Reconstruction relief and rehabilitation (Code: 730)
On 2 May 2008, Cycone Nargis hit Myanmar leaving thousands missing and towns destroyed. In response, on May 24, 2008, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao announced a $10 million USD donation to the Government Myanmar for disaster relief efforts. Of this amount, 56 million RMB (about $8.2 million USD) was used to purchase excavators and bulldozers for reconstruction in Yangon (see Project #38986).
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Receiving agencies [Type]
Government of Myanmar (Burma) [Government Agency]