Wednesday, October 24, 2012

ROK to give grant to SVG

 ROK to Provide St. Vincent and the Grenadines with US$50,000 in Humanitarian Assistance
1 . The government of the Republic of Korea has decided to provide humanitarian assistance worth 50,000 US dollars to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, where frequent hurricanes have incurred massive human injuries and property damages.
  • The hurricanes in 2010 left 1,200 people displaced and destroyed 1,200 housing structures and roads, causing damage worth 62 million US dollars. Two years after the disasters, the greater part of the affected areas still remains unrecovered from the damage.
2 . The aforementioned contribution will be used to provide emergency relief equipments, such as power generators and roof coverings, as requested by the government of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
Spokesperson and Deputy Minister for Public Relations of MOFAT