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Cablegate: Emergency Aid to Horn of Africa

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PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHCP #0491 3090814
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 050814Z NOV 09
FM AMEMBASSY COPENHAGEN
TO SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 5289

UNCLAS COPENHAGEN 000491

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

STATE FOR AF/E, EUR/NB

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EAID PREL ET KE SO DA
SUBJECT: EMERGENCY AID TO HORN OF AFRICA

REF: STATE 96625

(U) SENSITIVE BUT UNCLASSIFIED; PROTECT ACCORDINGLY. NOT
FOR INTERNET DISSEMINATION.

(SBU) After considerable internal deliberation, Denmark has
decided to allocate 50 million Danish Kroner (DKK; not quite
USD10 million) for the humanitarian crisis in the Horn of
Africa (reftel), half each to UNICEF and WFP. These are new
funds in addition to any other contributions provided for WFP
and UNICEF this year. The country allocations are as follows:

- Somalia 21 million DKK (approx. USD4 million)

- Ethiopia 14 million DKK (not quite USD3 million)

- Kenya 10 million DKK (not quite USD2 million)

- Southern Sudan 5 million DKK (not quite USD1 million).
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