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Cablegate: Canada: Response to Demarche On Unrwa Emergency

This record is a partial extract of the original cable. The full text of the original cable is not available.

UNCLAS OTTAWA 001205

SIPDIS

DEPT FOR PRM/ANE (ROBERT WARD)

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREF KPAL PREL CA EUN CIDA
SUBJECT: CANADA: RESPONSE TO DEMARCHE ON UNRWA EMERGENCY
APPEAL

REF: STATE 065023

1. Poloff delivered reftel demarche concerning an appeal for
countries to make contributions to the 2005 Emergency Appeal
for UNRWA to Sam Hanson, Deputy Coordinator, Middle East
Peace Process Division at Foreign Affairs Canada, on April
12. Hanson stated that the Government of Canada had just
completed its end-of-fiscal-year (March 31) review of
unallocated funds, and CDN one million dollars (USD 820,000)
was authorized for UNRWA's Emergency Appeal for 2005.
According to information provided by Hanson from the Canadian
International Development Agency, the Canadian pledge is
unearmarked, and is intended for general funding in the
following sectors: coordination of support services, economic
recovery and infrastructure, food and health.

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http://www.state.sgov.gov/p/wha/ottawa

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