Project ID: 35113

Chinese medical team sent over to help Indonesian tsunami survivors

Summary

Funding agency [Type]

Unspecified Chinese Government Institution [Government Agency]

Recipient

Indonesia

Sector

Emergency response (Code: 720)

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

Commitment year

2005

Completion

2005

2005-02-06

Actual

Description

On January 25, 2005, a 20-person Chinese medical team arrived in Banda Aceh for a relief mission. The team, also known as the fourth international medical team for Indian Ocean Tsunami relief, comprised 20 medical personnel from different hospitals and health organizations in Beijing and Tianjin. In the following 11 days, the doctors treated more than 1,200 people at the General Hospital of Banda Aceh, one-third of patients at the hospital. During their work in Banda Aceh, the Chinese medical team inspected camps of displaced people around the city and conducted emergency hygienic assessments of the camps in cooperation with the United Nations Children's Fund. The team returned to China on February 6.

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

1

Number of unofficial sources

4

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Details

Cofinanced

No

Receiving agencies [Type]

Government of Indonesia [Government Agency]

Implementing agencies [Type]

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) [Intergovernmental Organization]