Project ID: 34291

Chinese Government grants $10 million to Myanmar after Cyclone Nargis (Linked to #38986)

Commitment amount

$ 13235700.1

Constant 2017 USD

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Summary

Funding agency [Type]

Unspecified Chinese Government Institution [Government Agency]

Recipient

Myanmar

Sector

Reconstruction relief and rehabilitation (Code: 730)

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

2008

Description

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).

Number of official sources

2

Number of unofficial sources

5

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Details

Cofinanced

No

Receiving agencies [Type]

Government of Myanmar (Burma) [Government Agency]