Latest International response to the 2005 Kashmir earthquake Stories

2011-03-15 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross today announced an initial contribution of $10 million to the Japanese Red Cross Society to assist in its ongoing efforts to provide medical care and relief assistance to the people of Japan following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) "We are grateful for the American public's generosity and compassion following what has been declared one of the...

2010-08-24 16:55:00

Aid includes supplies and financial assistance as two disaster experts leave for Pakistan WASHINGTON, Aug.

2006-03-02 19:38:30

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations next week launches a new global emergency fund to provide swifter relief to victims of natural disasters, but with far less money on hand than the $500 million it had hoped to raise.

2006-02-03 03:58:12

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - The United Nations said on Friday it needed more than $100 million to keep a fleet of helicopters assisting earthquake recovery operations in northern Pakistan flying for the rest of the year. The plea for funding from the U.N.

2006-01-21 10:10:15

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - The United States handed over the first tranche on Saturday of its $200 million grant to Pakistan for reconstruction in the northern region devastated by an October 8 earthquake. U.S.

2005-11-07 09:19:26

GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations, struggling to raise $550 million for a medium-term program to help victims of the South Asian earthquake, appealed on Monday for $42.4 million to fund urgent needs in the region this month.

2005-10-26 12:50:29

By Robert Birsel MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - Donor governments promised half a billion dollars of new earthquake aid to Pakistan on Wednesday after U.N. officials warned that hunger, cold and injuries might kill more people than the quake itself.

2005-10-26 01:23:21

By Robert Birsel MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - More people could die of hunger, cold and injuries in the wake of Pakistan's earthquake than during it unless rich countries meeting in Geneva come up with more money fast, a top U.N. aid official said on Wednesday.

2005-10-21 12:48:49

By David Brunnstrom MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - NATO said on Friday it would send up to 1,000 troops to help hundreds of thousands of earthquake survivors who have been waiting for two weeks for help in the rugged mountains of northern Pakistan.

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