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FACTBOX-Tsunami donations around $12 billion
March 13, 2008 / 10:50 PM / 10 years ago

FACTBOX-Tsunami donations around $12 billion

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Government and multilateral agencies have pledged around $7 billion in aid for nations hit by the December 26 earthquake and tsunami in the Indian Ocean, while global private donations amount to around $5 billion.

Countries are listed according to the size of their governmental pledges in cash and services, some of which are spread over several years.

Private donations are shown where available:

COUNTRY AID PLEDGED AID ALLOCATED PRIVATE

DONATIONS

(US$ million)

USA 857 813.6 1,480

Australia 791.7 271.2 243

ADB 689.9 760.93

Germany 643.3 344.67 643.3

EC 608.6 582.8

Japan 500 550.5 124

World Bank 486.7 486.7

Britain 445.2 385.4 663

Canada 341.1 186 213

Netherlands 308.8 214 257

Norway 175.7 173 95.7

France 178.83 177.56 322

Italy 148 96.5 55.7

Sweden 90.4 84.4 137

China 83 83 45.6

Kuwait 72.6 72.6

Denmark 71.2 54.3 38.2

Finland 64.3 39.78 38

Austria 64.3 36 41.4

Taiwan 50 60 100

South Korea 50 50 47.7

New Zealand 48 48 7

Belgium 38.6 32.7 51.9

Singapore 36.7 32

Spain 30 17.1

Saudi Arabia 30 101

Greece 26.37 26.37 22.5

Ireland 25.7 26.1 98

Qatar 25

Switzerland 24.4 24.4 110

UAE 20

Portugal 10.6 5

Luxembourg 6.43 11.2

Czech Republic 9.07 9.07 8

Hong Kong 3.19 3.19

Turkey 1.3 22.5

Hungary 1.2

Poland 1 1.3

*Others 1.5 3.2

TOTAL 7,034.26 5,779.4 4,952.5

(*Others are countries pledging less than $1 million including Cyprus, Niger, Slovakia, Senegal, Mali, Bulgaria, the African Union and South Africa.)

(Sources: Reuters Alertnet, government and agency data)

For more information on tsunami aid, including a detailed breakdown of pledges and contributions by major donors, visit www.alertnet.org/aidwatch

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