Medical Supplies for Victims of Libya Crisis



Contract partner: ÖRK - Österreichisches Rotes KreuzCountry: Libyen Funding amount: € 500.000,00Project start: 21.06.2011End: 20.08.2011

Short Description:

Overall goal


In the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya (Libya), the armed conflict between the government and opposition forces has been going on for several months. Currently, there is no end in sight within the near future. The fighting has killed many and wounded thousands of people already. Thousands of people have fled to areas within the country, which are still safe, or abroad, mainly to Egypt and Tunisia. Vital Infrastructure has been damaged.


The funding provided under this project aims to contribute to alleviating the suffering of the affected population by providing urgently needed medical supplies.


The Austrian Red Cross has long-standing experience in the provision (incl. purchase and logistical delivery) of medical supplies to natural and man-made disaster scenarios. As part of the Red Cross/Red Crescent movement with its focus on health interventions in disaster settings, the provision of medical supplies is one of the standard procedures of the Austrian Red Cross.


With the funding provided, the Austrian Red Cross is thus purchasing medical supplies and transporting them to Benghazi Airport in Libya.

project number2667-00/2011
source of fundingOEZA
sector Humanitäre Hilfe: Sofortmaßnahmen
tied
modality
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  • Donor/ source of funding: The ADA is not only implementing projects and programmes of the Austrian Development Cooperation , but also projects funded from other sources and donors such as
    • AKF - Foreign Disaster Fund of the Austrian federal government
    • BMLFUW - Federal Ministry for Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water
    • EU - Funds of the European Commission
    • Others - various other donors are listed in ADA’s annual business report.
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