|Rank||Country||Economic aid - donor (Billion $)|
|7||United Arab Emirates||5.2|
Definition: This entry refers to net official development assistance (ODA) from Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) nations to developing countries and multilateral organizations. ODA is defined as financial assistance that is concessional in character, has the main objective to promote economic development and welfare of the less developed countries (LDCs), and contains a grant element of at least 25%. The entry does not cover other official flows (OOF) or private flows. These figures are calculated on an exchange rate basis, i.e., not in purchasing power parity (PPP) terms.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Economic aid - donor map
IMF Appeals for help to Countries Affected by Ebola Outbreak
Bella Naija - 10/20/2014 7:56:55 PM
on Monday appealed to the donor community to provide grants to countries affected by the Ebola outbreak to avoid a decline in their economies. The Ebola virus has already killed no fewer than 4,600 people in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia with the World ...
World's richest nations fail to meet aid pledges: Report
The Economic Times - 10/6/2014 2:58:33 PM
LONDON: The majority of the world's rich donor nations failed to meet their development aid pledges in 2013 and only one third of the money went to the poorest countries, a report said on Monday. Aid by members of the OECD Development Assistance Committee ...
Major donor backs Ghana-IMF talks
Ghana Web - 10/22/2014 11:54:57 AM
The European Union (EU), the country ... robust economic growth that Ghana has witnessed." For decades, donors -- including the World Bank, African Development Bank, the European Union and other foreign governments -- have given generously to aid the ...
Egypt planning minister calls for legal review, 'economic revolution'
Reuters - 10/20/2014 3:00:27 AM
The Arab world's most populous ... companies before holding an economic summit in the resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh next February to attract investment. "Energy - I believe this is the top priority for us, for the country. Housing. Infrastructure.
NGO: Fighting Ebola in West Africa is 'a deadly race against time'
The Lead CNN - 10/10/2014 6:57:12 PM
Specifically countries such as Guinea, Sierra Leona and Liberia, some thousands of American troops are going to be deployed in that area, and international aid organizations are ... To date, the world's largest outbreak of Ebola has killed more than ...
West Africa Risks Economic Disaster from Ebola, World Bank Chief Says
Wall Street Journal - 9/17/2014 5:51:25 PM
But the U.S. has also said it will work with the U.N. to lead the response, making it still unclear how aid will be coordinated ... larger humanitarian and economic disaster, IMF and World Bank officials warn. The three countries worst hit only represent ...
IMF appeals for help to Ebola-hit countries
NVO News - 10/20/2014 3:53:32 PM
Monday appealed to the donor community to provide grants to countries affected by the Ebola outbreak to avoid a decline in their economies. The Ebola virus has already killed nearly 4,600 people in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia with the World Health ...
£157bn in aid – one-sixth of global total – never left donor nations in 2000-12
ReliefWeb - 10/6/2014 10:33:42 AM
A development group has condemned the global system for measuring aid, orchestrated by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development ... poverty between 2000 and 2012 never left western donor nations.
In economic policies, can we trust?
The Standard - 10/19/2014 9:06:42 AM
Soon after independence, the country underwent a period of post-war reconstruction and the government invested heavily in health, education, rural development and productive sector supported by foreign donor ... economic transformation and growth. World ...
World Bank: Ebola Will Have 'Catastrophic' Economic Impact
Breitbart News - 9/18/2014 11:55:18 PM
The World Bank has issued a report warning against a "catastrophic" economic impact on the West African countries of Guinea ... 3,000 U.S. military forces and over $500 million in aid to West Africa in order to thwart the spread of the Ebola outbreak.
Malawi aid debate in UK House of Lords
Nyasa Times - 10/21/2014 3:06:25 AM
But he said Scotland’s partnership with Malawi – one of the world’s poorest – would be at the heart of his work. The aid debate is titled: “Economic and social development ... Aid experts warn that continued donor absence could have huge adverse ...
Disasters could cost world $421B by 2030: Report
CNBC - 9/22/2014 7:44:11 AM
The increasing frequency and severity of extreme weather events could cost the world 328 billion euros ($421 billion ... resulting in several dozens of casualties in both countries. Damages and economic losses amount to around 2 billion euros in Bosnia ...
What's the Greatest Danger in the World? Americans, Rest of World Disagree
The Weather Channel - 10/22/2014 12:45:03 PM
This spring, the Pew Research Center talked with people in 44 countries ... the world's biggest dangers. Image credit: Pew Research Global Attitudes Project (Note that the survey was taken between March 17 and June 5, months before two American aid workers ...
World Bank: Ebola’s Economic Impact Could Be ‘Catastrophic’
Time - 9/16/2014 11:57:40 PM
The economic ... the World Bank calls for increased foreign aid to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, as well as additional screening for and treatment of the disease. “External financing is clearly needed in the three core countries, and the impact ...
Economies in Ebola-affected countries are stalling
Natural News - 9/20/2014 4:43:26 PM
WSJ continued: The IMF, the world's emergency lender, said it is in talks to boost bailouts for Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia as the disaster slams economic output and overwhelms government financing. Each of the three countries faces a financing gap of ...