The Global Goals for Sustainable Development

International Projects

Relief and Rehabilitation Fund

The Relief and Rehabilitation Fund helps MCIC member agencies support communities as they respond to the effects of disasters. Funded projects are often part of collaborative international relief efforts.

  • Bihar Kosi Flood Relief Project

    World Renew | Country: India | Amount: $10,000 | Funded in 2008/2009

    This project will reduce the suffering of the people affected by the floods in the Madhepura and Saharsa district of Bihar by providing families with non-food materials such as sleeping mats, hygiene kits, blankets, and Clothing.

    This project was part of $50,000 received from the Government of Manitoba, designated specifically to respond to flooding in the Bihar region of India.

  • Burmese Cyclone Relief

    IDE Canada | Country: Myanmar | Amount: $40,000 | Funded in 2008/2009

    This project responded to Cyclone Nargis by addressing access to clean drinking water, shelter and basic necessities, such as food. In rehabilitation, IDE will contribute to the agricultural recovery effort, including rice planting and establishing vegetable gardens.

    This project was part of $100,000 received from the Government of Manitoba, designated specifically to respond to flooding in Burma/Myanmar caused by Cyclone Nargis.

  • Emergency Assistance to Children & other Vulnerable Groups Affected by the Sichuan Earthquake

    | Country: China | Amount: $25,000 | Funded in 2008/2009

    PLAN is reducing the immediate impact of the earthquake by providing assistance in the form of primary health care, water & sanitation, and child protection. PLAN will work in close cooperation with local authorities in Sichuan in identifying beneficiaries and monitoring project activities.

  • Emergency Assistance to Children & other Vulnerable Groups in Myanmar

    | Country: Myanmar | Amount: $20,000 | Funded in 2008/2009

    In this project, PLAN worked with its local partners to provide immediate humanitarian relief. The focus was on 50,000 children and members of other vulnerable groups affected by Cyclone Nargis.

    This project was part of $100,000 received from the Government of Manitoba, designated specifically to respond to flooding in Burma/Myanmar caused by Cyclone Nargis.

  • Emergency Flood Relief & Rehabilitation

    HOPE International Development Agency | Country: Myanmar | Amount: $40,000 | Funded in 2008/2009

    HOPE Myanmar is responding to severe flooding and other effects of Cyclone Nargis which recently hit Burma. It assists affected people with immediate relief and later with rehabilitation to meet the basic needs of families. MCIC funds were used to purchase supplies, outfit mobile health teams and take on future rehabilitation tasks as identified.

    This project was part of $100,000 received from the Government of Manitoba, designated specifically to respond to flooding in Burma/Myanmar caused by Cyclone Nargis.

  • Emergency Relief for Congolese Refugees in Sudan

    HOPE International Development Agency | Country: Sudan | Amount: $20,000 | Funded in 2008/2009

    HOPE, together with partner organization Sudanese Development and Relief Agency, is providing non-food relief items for 280 refugee families fleeing from the Congo to the Madebe, Igig, and Naganga areas, located in Ibba County, Sudan.

  • Flooding Relief

    HOPE International Development Agency | Country: Honduras | Amount: $20,000 | Funded in 2008/2009

    HOPE International Development Agency is supporting its local partner in Honduras to provide immediate relief to farmers devastated by the hurricane and subsequent flooding. HOPE is helping 2,500 families who have lost their crops to replant 2,000 acres of corn and beans.

  • Protecting Children Affected by Flooding

    Save the Children - Canada | Country: India | Amount: $10,000 | Funded in 2008/2009

    This project will protect children affected by flooding in the state of Bihar through the provision of child friendly spaces in the camps for internally displaced people, and the launch of public campaigns to prevent secondary separation as people begin returning home from the temporary displacement camps.

    This project was part of $50,000 received from the Government of Manitoba, designated specifically to respond to flooding in the Bihar region of India.