Aid offers from around the world
Tuesday 06 September 2005
JAPAN $200,000 to the US Red Cross
SINGAPORE Three Chinook helicopters
THAILAND Sent 100 doctors and nurses
SOUTH KOREA $30m plus 50 rescue workers
SRI LANKA $25,000 to US Red Cross.
KUWAIT $500m worth of oil products
QATAR Pledged $100m
BAHRAIN Pledged $5m
CANADA Four ships loaded with relief supplies and 1,000 personnel
RUSSIA Three planes with emergency gear
ROMANIA Medical staff
CUBA Fidel Castro offered 1,100 doctors with 26 tons of medicine
VENEZUELA President Hugo Chavez, a vocal critic of the US, has offered cheap fuel, humanitarian aid and relief workers
MEXICO Fifteen truckloads of supplies and two ships, two helicopters and 15 amphibious vehicles
BRITAIN Sending 500,000 military ration packs, medical experts and engineers
BRUSSELS The United States has asked for first aid kits, blankets, water trucks, and 500,000 prepared meals, the EU executive Commission said
IRAN "The victims have complained about the lack of timely assistance and we are prepared to send our contributions to the people through the Red Crescent," said a foreign ministry spokesman
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George Lucas criticises the major Hollywood film studios
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Parties threaten resort's image as a family destination
I Am Bread could actually be a challenging and nuanced title
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Kentucky gang rape: 15-year-old boy left in critical condition after sexual attack by group at party
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Oscar Pistorius sentence: Athlete's wealth and notoriety provoke an overdue debate on South African prisons
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London bus driver allegedly kicks gay couple off for kissing
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