§ Mr. Neil Marten
Details of all commitments known as at 26 October are attached. The Community and its member States have agreed to pledge help worth $50 million—including aid already promised—and will confirm this at the conference called by the United Nations 681W Secretary-General on 5 November, which I shall be attending.
Following is the information:
BritainRice, at least 1,500 tonnes; two aircraft for relief supplies; and assistance with a further $5 million.
EEC Commission1,500 tonnes of dried skimmed milk; 8,000 tonnes of rice (including 3,000 through the International Emergency Food Reserve); 1,100 tonnes of other foodstuffs (through the World Food Programme); and other emergency assistance worth 29 million EUA.
5,200 tonnes of rice
Commodities worth £2 million and $5 million cash contributions.
20,000 tonnes cereals
1,000 tonnes rice and cash contributions worth about £965,000
1,602 tonnes rice
Vegetable oil (562 tonnes) and fish (100 tonnes)
6,240 tonnes rice, 550 tonnes fish
8,698 tonnes of rice and cash contributions of some £1,140,000
3,408 tonnes of rice, 200 tonnes of dried skimmed milk and £870,000 cash contributions
Food, medicines and supplies worth $39 million.
250 tonnes rice
World Food Programme
1,540 tonnes rice, 250 tonnes other food stuffs.
In addition OXFAM and other voluntary agencies have pledged 5,200 tones of rice, 500 tonnes of flour, 500 tonnes of maize, and 75 tonnes of sugar and oil.