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SEPTEMBER 15, 2010
Bill and Melinda Gates Fund Assessment of Haitian Aid
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Tulane University's Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy (DRLA), in partnership with the University of Haiti, will assess the impact of humanitarian aid in Haiti and whether it supports the sustainable recovery of the Haitian people. The first of its kind study will be funded through a $762,198 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
APRIL 27, 2010
Statement on Emergency Response to Haiti - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s thoughts are with the people of Haiti in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake that struck on January 12, 2010. We have awarded three grants to respond to the immediate-, medium-, and long-term needs of those affected by the earthquake.
MAY 09, 2008
CARE, Save the Children, and World Vision Receive Grants for Emergency Response in Myanmar
SEATTLE -- The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded $1 million grants to three organizations—CARE, Save the Children, and World Vision—working to address the most pressing needs resulting from Cyclone Nargis. Each organization has extensive experience in Myanmar and strong teams already on the ground. The funding will be used to meet the immediate food, water, shelter, sanitation, and health needs of hundreds of thousands of people who were affected by the cyclone. It will also support reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts.