Agency reports slow disbursement of Australia's tsunami aid

Australia’s National Audit Office reported that only a small fraction of the A$1 billion ($729 million) aid for the 2004 tsunami victims has been disbursed. “At the time of this report, $947 million of the $1 billion funding had been committed by the Joint Commission… although only some $70 million - all grants - had been expended at the 31st of March 2006,” Auditor-General Ian…

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