Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 114 Part 3.djvu/810

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114 STAT. 1900A-8 PUBLIC LAW 106-429—APPENDIX A island and designed to reduce tensions and promote peace and cooperation between the two communities on Cyprus. LEBANON Of the funds appropriated under the headings "Development Assistance" and "Economic Support Fund", not less than $35,000,000 shall be made available for Lebanon to be used, among other programs, for scholarships and direct support of the American educational institutions in Lebanon. BURMA Of the funds appropriated under the headings "Economic Support Fund" and "Development Assistance", not less than $6,500,000 shall be made available to support democracy activities in Burma, democracy and humanitarian activities along the Burma-Thailand border, and for Burmese student groups and other organizations located outside Burma: Provided, That funds made available for Burma-related activities under this heading may be made available notwithstanding any other provision of law: Provided further, That the provision of such funds shall be made available subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations. CONSERVATION FUND Of the funds made available under the headings "Development Assistance" and "Economic Support Fund", not less than $4,000,000 should be made available to support the preservation of habitats and related activities for endangered wildlife. PRIVATE AND VOLUNTARY ORGANIZATIONS None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act for development assistance may be made available to any United States private and voluntary organization, except any cooperative development organization, which obtains less than 20 percent of its total annual funding for international activities from sources other than the United States Government: Provided, That the Administrator of the Agency for International Development, after informing the Committees on Appropriations, may, on a case-by-case basis, waive the restriction contained in this paragraph, after taking into account the effectiveness of the overseas development activities of the organization, its level of volunteer support, its financial viability and stability, and the degree of its dependence for its financial support on the agency. Funds appropriated or otherwise made available under title II of this Act should be made available to private and voluntary organizations at a level which is at least equivalent to the level provided in fiscal year 1995. INTERNATIONAL DISASTER ASSISTANCE For necessary expenses for international disaster relief, rehabilitation, and reconstruction assistance pursuant to section 491 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, $165,000,000, to remain available until expended.