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Grant approved for flood victims in Assam, India
     The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has accepted the advice of the Disaster Relief Fund Advisory Committee and approved from the Disaster Relief Fund a grant of $3.49 million to Oxfam Hong Kong for providing relief to flood victims in Assam, India.
     Announcing the grant today (August 22), a spokesman for the Government said that the Committee hoped that the grant would facilitate the provision of timely relief to the victims and help them restore their normal living.  
     "To ensure that the money would be used for the designated purposes, Oxfam Hong Kong would be asked to submit an evaluation report and an audited account on the use of the grant after the relief project has been completed," the spokesman said.
Ends/Monday, August 22, 2016
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