May 27 - June 9, 2002
SKOPJE, June 10th, 2002
According to the latest registration, the number of IDPs currently accommodated in host-families is 13,887. Total of 2,514 are accommodated in collective centers.
According to the data from the UNHCR, approximately 8,000 refugees (ethnic Albanians) are accommodated in Kosovo.
The Office of the World Food Program cancelled its work on June 1.
The international Committee of the Red Cross continues with the distribution of food for all IDPs who have registration cards from the Red Cross.
The world Health Organization distributed furniture for the clinic in Radusa.
The IRC continues to work with the mobile health teams in Aracinovo. Two mobile teams of the ARC are working in Slupcane and in Matejce/Nikustak. The average number of patients they have is 50 a day in Slupcane, 55 in Matejce and 35 in Nikustak.
On May 27, The UNHCR distributed two trucks of bricks and lime needed for reconstruction of the houses in the village of Brest. In this village total of 48 houses that suffered damage from first and second category and 34 that suffered damage from third and fourth category have been identified.
The UNDP reported that the project for alternative water supply of the Kumanovo town would start to be realized in June.
Switzerland will grant to Macedonia 1,1 million CHF for reconstruction of 12 schools in Debar, Kicevo, Ohrid, Prilep, Strumica, Kocani and Skopje.
No new activities in this period
FinancingThe German and Dutch governments, as well as the EU, have expressed readiness to donate €10 million for reconstruction of 900 houses that suffered damage from third and fourth category. The overall project for reconstruction of all houses will be worth €16 million.
The world Bank approved five million dollars credit for development of the local communities. It will be used for financing of projects initiated by local civic associations, local communities and municipality organizations. The payback period is 20 years with 10 years grace period.
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