Cablegate: Pakistan Earthquake: Transporting Tents From
UNCLAS OTTAWA 003170
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: CA PK EAID PREF PREL SENV
SUBJECT: PAKISTAN EARTHQUAKE: TRANSPORTING TENTS FROM
REF: A. OTTAWA 3167
B. ISLAMABAD 15856
The Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) tells us
that they have spoken with Mr. Osman and CIDA will be support
his effort as well as other work by the NGO he is working
with (International Development and Relief Foundation. It
and Mr. Osman are approved "Matching Partners" of CIDA's).
IDRF plans to arrange the charter flights, which they
estimate will cost C$50,000, and CIDA will provide funding.
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