Donation of the Government of Kazakhstan to the CERF
On May 15 2006 the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan has transferred 25,000.00 US dollars as its voluntary contribution to the newly established Central Emergency Response Fund.
Adoption by the General Assembly the resolution on upgrading the Central emergency Response Fund was à vital step of the international community in response to the consequences of natural disasters.
Kazakhstan strongly believes that establishment of the CERF will allow the United Nations to launch relief operation in the early days of à crisis and what is most important to ensure more equitable distribution of relief.
Kazakhstan trusts that the United Nations will continue to play à leading role in coordinating of relief operations and working 'with the entire' international community in raising funds for such operations.