Friday, September 02, 2005

Sri Lankan response to Katrina

It seems like president is sending 25,000USD and asking SL doctors in US to help. NYTalso noticed
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Aid was being promised, too, from overseas. Australia said it was giving $7.6 million to the American Red Cross and sending a team of 20 disaster experts to the United States. Financial aid was also scheduled to come from Japan, Sri Lanka and a handful of other countries.
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2 comments:

bipartisan said...

CNN has picked up on it too.
http://edition.cnn.com/2005/WEATHER/09/02/katrina.world/

sittingnut said...

From AP story:
'Rice singled out Sri Lanka for praise for making a contribution even as it struggles to recover from the tsunami and earthquake disaster of last December'