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Help people affected by disasters big and small. 10 is the minimum online donation. This article needs additional citations for verification. Many countries and international organizations offered the United States relief aid in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. According to the European Commission, six days after the disaster, on September 4, 2005, the United States officially asked the European Union for emergency help, asking for blankets, emergency medical kits, water and 500,000 food rations for victims.
Help proposed by EU member states was coordinated through their crisis center. The British presidency of the EU functioned as contact with the U. State Department said all offers were being examined. United States Navy personnel unload Canadian relief supplies from a Royal Canadian Air Force transport aircraft in Pensacola, Florida. Below is a list of countries who offered aid. Some of these efforts were not formally accepted by the U.
Navy sailors cleaning up debris outside of a hurricane-stricken Mississippian elementary school in September 2005. Navy sailors cleaning up hurricane debris outside of a Mississippian elementary school. Marines cleaning up hurricane debris outside of a Mississippian elementary school. Mexican marines and Dutch sailors distributing aid and foodstuffs to Mississippian hurricane victims in September 2005. The Mexican army’s camp at Kelly AFB during their deployment to the U. In late August 2005, Hurricane Katrina struck the southeastern portion of the contiguous United States, causing severe damage and destruction in several U. A Mexican Army mobile kitchen that was sent to Texas. Mexican soldiers disassembling tents near the end of the deployment.
A Dutch navy officer and a U. Dutch navy sailors carrying a box of aid supplies in Mississippi. Navy sailors unloading aid supplies in Mississippi. Dutch navy sailors distributing aid supplies in Mississippi. Dutch navy sailor unloading aid supplies in Mississippi. Argentina: Made offers of help and assistance. Argentina also dispatched an elite team of bilingual mental health professionals.
200,000 and made offers of help and assistance. 20 million to the American Red Cross. Austria: 140 specialists of the AFDRU were put on stand-by. Their focus was to have been on providing clean water with portable water-treatment plants. Belgium: Offered 3 medical teams of 31 personnel, logistic team of 10 personnel, coordination team of 4 personnel, civil engineering team of 10 personnel, diving team, and also balloon-lamps, low and high capacity pumps and small generators. September 5, 35 military divers were poised to depart by air Sunday from Halifax and Esquimalt, B. September 4, On the request from U. Department of Health and Human Services, Canada sent thousands of beds, blankets, surgical gloves and dressings and other medical supplies.
5 million along with emergency supplies, including 1,000 tents, 600 generators, bed sheets, immediately for disaster relief. China also offered to send medical care and rescue workers if they were needed. This aid package consisting of 104 tons of supplies later arrived in Little Rock, Arkansas. 3 million to the relief effort, plus supplies. Colombia: Made offers of help and assistance. Cuba: One of the first countries to offer aid, Cuba offered to send 1,586 doctors and 26 tons of medicine.
This aid was rejected by the State Department. Czech Republic: Offered rescue teams, field hospitals and pumps and water processing equipment. Dominica: Offered police to monitor hard-hit areas. Dominican Republic: Offered rescue workers, doctors and nurses. Ecuador: Made offers of help and assistance. Egypt: Sent 2 C-130 planes loaded with blankets, medical equipment, and canned food.
El Salvador: Offered to send troops to help keep order in New Orleans. Finland: The Finn Rescue Force—the group consists of 30 firemen was offered by the Finnish Government but refused. The Finnish Red Cross sent three Red Cross logistics experts. 100,000 was given by the Finnish government to be distributed by U. Additionally Finland offered 300 tents, a water purification unit, sterile gloves, bed sheets, pillow covers, tarps and first aid kits. France: Concrete help was initially refused by the U. September 2, Condoleezza Rice said that the U.
Georgia: Made offers of help and assistance. Germany: Two German military Airbus planes landed in Florida with about 25 tons of food rations to be transported to the disaster area. Germany offered airlifting, vaccination, water purification, medical supplies including German air force hospital planes, emergency electrical power and pumping services. The aid was ready to go on German air force and chartered planes. The Minister-President of the federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate addressed a letter to the commanders of the American forces stationed in his state offering financial support to those affected by the flooding. 85,000, two cruise ships to house those left homeless, a rescue team, and supplies. Guatemala: Made offers of help and assistance. Guyana: Made offers of help and assistance and organized a telethon to raise money for victims.
Honduras: Offered 135 flooding and sanitation experts. 5,000 and offered to send a Special Search and Rescue Team, and also five doctors. 5 million to the United States Red Cross for relief and rehabilitation of the victims. They also offered to donate medicines and large water purification systems for use in households and small communities in the stricken areas, where potable water was a key concern. Indonesia: Offered to send 45 doctors and 155 other medical staffers and 10,000 blankets to help survivors. But he said this could only happen if U. 1 million to the Red Cross via the Red Crescent. Offered to send 30 members of the Irish Defence Forces.
The Irish army would have supplied thousands of ready meals, tents, blankets, water purification services and medical aid, including first aid kits, crutches and wheelchairs. The group would have included about ten experts in stress debriefing. Six of the troops would have operated two water purification plants. Israel: Offered field hospitals and hundreds of doctors, nurses, technicians and other experts in trauma, natural disasters and public health. The Magen David Adom began «United Brotherhood Operation,» which sent a plane-load of supplies and financial assistance. The 18-member team — which included physicians, mental health professionals, trauma specialists, logistics experts and a special unit of Israeli police divers — arrived in St. Bernard Parish and Plaquemines Parish on Sept.
Five universities in Israel welcomed displaced American students from the affected areas and invited both undergraduate and graduate students to continue their studies in Israel. Italy: Italy offered to send two Hercules C130 cargo aircraft fitted with emergency aids, including 300 Adult camp beds, 300 blankets, 600 sheets, 1 suction pump, 6 lifecrafts, 11. Jamaica: Made offers of help and assistance. 200,000 in cash to the American Red Cross to assist victims of Hurricane Katrina. Japan also identified needs in affected regions via the U. Jordan: Made offers of help and assistance.
400 million in petroleum products being donated from Kenya, though these later proved to be erroneous. 500 million for aid in oil and other humanitarian aid. Lithuania: Made offers of help and assistance. Luxembourg: Team of five persons, 1,000 camp beds and 2,000 blankets. 1 million to American Red Cross. Malta: Made offers of help and assistance. Kelly Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas received almost 196 Mexican troops, 14 truckloads of water, a mobile surgical unit, 45 military vehicles, 3 tons of purified water, and more than 250 tons of food, bottled water, canned food, disposable diapers and medical supplies. The frigate was filled with supplies and had helicopters on board that can be used in rescue actions.
2 million through the Red Cross. This contribution was in addition to the offers the government has already made to send an Urban Search and Rescue Team, a Disaster Victim Identification team or post disaster recovery personnel. Nicaragua: Made offers of help and assistance. 1 million to hurricane disaster relief. Norway: Made offers of help and assistance. Norwegian Red Cross and the UN.
In addition, Norway offered divers and medicines. Pakistan: On September 4 Pakistan offered to send a team of doctors and paramedics to support the relief agencies. 1 million through the Red Cross. Paraguay: Made offers of help and assistance. Peru: Offered to send 80-100 doctors to help survivors. Philippines: Offered to send a 25-member team of aid workers. Poland: Made offers of help and assistance. Portugal: Offered tents, mattresses, blankets, hygiene kits.
Romania: Offered 2 teams of medical experts. Russia: Was one of the first countries to offer assistance. Three Singaporean CH-47 Chinook helicopters and thirty-eight RSAF personnel from a training detachment based in Grand Prairie, Texas assisted in relief operations from 1 September. Slovakia: Promised blankets, beds, first aid kits. 120,000 worth of cots, mattresses, blankets, temporary shelters and first-aid kits. 30 million and dispatched a rescue team. Switzerland: Switzerland offered specialized personnel and material to the U.
Thailand: Sent at least 60 doctors and nurses along with rice. Tunisia: Sent two C-130s with relief supplies. 5 million in cash and aid. Ukraine: Ukrainian relief funds promised to send relief aid. United Kingdom: The United Kingdom dispatched 500,000 ration packs worth EUR 3 million, to the region. However, many of the ration packs did not reach victims due to laws regarding mad cow disease. Venezuela: President Hugo Chávez of Venezuela offered one million barrels of oil and 5 million dollars in aid to the United States. Below is a list of international governmental organizations offering aid to the people of the United States.
European Union: Any help and assistance that is requested, also agreed to provide oil reserves to the U. Habitat for Humanity International: Pledged to help Habitat families and other low-income families in the affected areas recover and rebuild. International Medical Corps: Deployed a rapid response team to affected areas in Louisiana and Mississippi to determine the needs in impacted communities, provided medical, technical, and financial assistance. From September through December, IMC provided volunteer physicians and nurses to run mobile clinics serving displaced communities in Louisiana, serving more than 13,000 patients. NATO: Made offers of help and assistance. As of September 4, NATO provided humanitarian aid, such as food, medical supplies, and wheelchairs. NATO was prepared to send troops, but the U.
25,000 to the American Red Cross. United Nations: The United Nations said it was ready to send supply water storage tanks, water purification tablets, high-energy biscuits, generators, planes, tents and other emergency supplies along with experienced staff members. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees: As an independent agency, made offers of help and assistance. World mobilises to aid US victims. Uganda Is Latest African Donor of Relief to Hurricane Katrina Archived 2005-09-17 at the Wayback Machine. Hurricane Katrina list of offers from countries participating in the EU mechanism. Other Countries Reach Out with Katrina Aid». 5 mln to Katrina-hit US regions Archived 2005-09-11 at the Wayback Machine.
Relief goods from China arrives in US Archived 2005-09-11 at the Wayback Machine. Asia-Pacific Opens Hearts, Wallets to U. Countries Pledge Hurricane Aid to U. India pledges 5 million dollars for Katrina relief operations. Indian aid for hurricane Katrina victims delivered. BBC NEWS Middle East, Iran offers US Katrina oil relief».
A water purification unit, 17 at the Wayback Machine. A Dutch navy officer and a U. Three Singaporean CH, crutches and wheelchairs. 000 camp beds and 2, navy sailors unloading aid supplies in Mississippi. Six days after the disaster, below is a list of international governmental organizations offering aid to the people of the United States.
Iran offers US Katrina oil relief. Rice: All Foreign Aid Offers Will Be Accepted. Japan Proves Truly «A Friend Indeed» After Hurricane Katrina». 500m aid package to USA, in wake of Hurricane Katrina». Nepali king expresses condolence over US hurricane disaster. Further NZ assistance in wake of Hurricane Katrina. RSAF Deployment to Assist in Hurricane Katrina Relief Operations.
España enviará hoy 16 toneladas de ayuda a EEUU para los afectados por el ‘Katrina’. Sri Lanka promises aid for hurricane victims in U. 1 million to Hurricane relief efforts Archived 2005-09-29 at the Wayback Machine. Venezuela formalizes offer of fuel and humanitarian aid for the United States. Habitat for Humanity issues emergency appeal for hurricane funds to aid families. Oil prices drop on reserve offers. Information Bulletin on ‘United States: Hurricane Katrina’.
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