Project ID: 34816

Chinese medical teams assist Thailand tsunami victims

Summary

Funding agency [Type]

Unspecified Chinese Government Institution [Government Agency]

Recipient

Thailand

Sector

Health (Code: 120)

Flow type

Free-standing technical assistance

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

Implementation

2004

2004-12-31

Actual start

Commitment year

2005

Completion

2005

2005-01-10

Actual

NOTE: This project began implementation and then later secured financing from a Chinese funding agency to continue project implementation

Description

China dispatched two medical teams to Phuket Island, Thailand to provide medical aid after a typhoon in early 2005. The first 12-person team is from Guangdong Province and the second 15-person team is from Shanghai. The teams consist of surgeons, public health experts, epidemiologists, interpreters. The two teams, also known as the first and the second international medical team for Indian Ocean Tsunami relief, arrived on December 31 and returned to China on January 10th.

Additional details

The four international medical teams for Indian Ocean Tsunami relief are #34816 (2 teams to Thailand), #33231 (1 team to Sri Lanka), and #35113 (1 team to Indonesia). China contributed 63 million USD for tsunami relief in total, most of the individual project are captured (see projects linked with resource #41811).

Number of official sources

2

Number of unofficial sources

9

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Details

Cofinanced

No

Receiving agencies [Type]

Government of Thailand [Government Agency]