UN Launches Post-Storm Aid Appeal for Cuba

The United Nations needs USD30 million to help storm-ravaged Cuba. The funding will underwrite immediate response and early recovery phases in accordance with the U.N. Post-Hurricane Plan of Action 2008. The latest aid appeal will add to the USD8.7 million already provided by the Central Emergency Response Fund and emergency funds of various U.N. agencies. (“UN seeks USD30 million to help Cuban storm survivors” - United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Oct. 23, 2008)

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