IDB donates US$200,000 to help flood victims
Santo Domingo.- The Finance Ministry and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) on Thursday signed an agreement worth US$200,000 to strengthen aid programs to those affected by the recent floods mostly in the country’s northern areas.
Finance minister Donald Guerrero, IDB representative Flora Montealegre, and Presidency Social Assistance Plan director Iris Guaba signed the contribution agreement at the Finance Ministry.
Guerrero thanked the IDB for its support and confidence placed in the Dominican Government to materialize development projects, as well as the donation to help communities severely affected by the rains and ensuing floods.
He added that the Social Assistance Plan will deliver the funds to inhabitants of the hardest hit provinces.
Dec 23, 2016
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