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A/50/541/Add.1


General Assembly

Distr. GENERAL  

1 November 1995

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Fiftieth session
Agenda items 20 (b) and 26


STRENGTHENING OF THE COORDINATION OF HUMANITARIAN AND DISASTER
RELIEF ASSISTANCE OF THE UNITED NATIONS, INCLUDING SPECIAL    
ECONOMIC ASSISTANCE:  SPECIAL ECONOMIC ASSISTANCE TO INDIVIDUAL
COUNTRIES OR REGIONS

THE SITUATION IN BURUNDI

Special emergency assistance for the economic recovery
and reconstruction of Burundi

Report of the Secretary-General

Addendum


      VI.  RESPONSE FROM INDIVIDUAL MEMBER STATES ON THE
           IMPLEMENTATION OF RESOLUTION 49/21 C

  By  the  end   of  October  1995,   the  Secretary-General   had  received
information regarding  the implementation of resolution  49/21 C from  three
additional States.


C.  Finland

  Between 21  December 1994  and 24  May 1995  Finland provided  a total  of
10.010  million  markkaa  in  cash  contributions  to  emergency  assistance
programmes in Burundi and to regional  assistance programmes for the victims
of the Rwanda/Burundi  emergency through the United Nations Children's  Fund
(UNICEF), the  World Food Programme (WFP),  the Office of the United Nations
High Commissioner  for Refugees, World  Vision, the International  Committee
of the  Red Cross  and the  International Federation  of Red  Cross and  Red
Crescent Societies.






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  D.  Italy

  During  the  period under  review,  Italy  has  provided  $3.5 million  of
emergency  assistance  to  Burundi, in  coordination  with  UNICEF,  WFP and
several   Italian  non-governmental   organizations  working   in   Burundi.
Assistance has  been  directed mainly  to programmes  relating to  displaced
persons.


E.  Japan

  Throughout the period under review,  assistance provided by the Government
of Japan in response to the  regional crisis, in pledges  and contributions,
amounted to $44,730,000 ($42.1 million through international  organizations,
about $680,000 as bilateral assistance and about $1,950,000 in food aid  and
material).


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