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Int'l. Relief to Date

Posted By: A Friend

Int'l. Relief to Date - 10/10/00 10:31 PM

Office of the Prime Minister

Over A Million Dollars For Hurricane Relief

Belmopan - 10 October, 2000.
The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO)) has received over a million dollars in international donations and pledges to help with the humanitarian and rebuilding effort, following Hurricane Keith.

Latest estimates put the damage at BZE$503.6 Million and this figure is expected to increase further.

Among the major contributors are:
Canadian Government $66,000
Republic of China $20,000
Italy $160,000
Norwegian Government $60,000
US Office of Disaster Assistance $50,000
CDB Through CDERA $200,000
IDB $100,000
OAS $40,000

Accounts have been set up at commercial banks in Belize where persons can make pledges to help victims of Keith.

Contributions to the Hurricane Keith Disaster Relief Fund can be made to any of the following Bank Accounts:
Belize Bank - Account Number 5056169
Bank of Nova Scotia - Account Number 11853
Barclays Bank - Account Number 733682507
Atlantic Bank - Account Number 100107340
Posted By: jacquesv

Re: Int'l. Relief to Date - 10/11/00 02:44 AM

Thanks for the info and update. Back to the Top!
Posted By: Marty

Re: Int'l. Relief to Date - 10/11/00 03:07 AM

So Norway gave more than the US, and Italy gave triple that of the US.

Time for some phone calls...
Posted By: John in Canada

Re: Int'l. Relief to Date - 10/11/00 10:20 AM

Hey Marty... How about Canada? [Linked Image]

Come on Canadians; let's see what we can do to persuade our Government to increase that $66,000!!!

It took me quite a while surfing through our enormous Federal Government's list of web pages but I finally found:

Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
200 Promenade du Portage
Hull, Quebec
K1A 0G4
Tel: (819) 997-5006
Toll free: 1-800-230-6349
Fax: (819) 953-6088
For the hearing and speech impaired (TDD/TTY): (819) 953-5023
E-mail: [email protected]
Site: http://www.acdi-cida.gc.ca/home

And you may want to have a look at these on their site:

http://www.acdi-cida.gc.ca/aid-e.htm
http://www.acdi-cida.gc.ca/cida_ind...0cdae34bb95852566b80064ce0d?OpenDocument

If you want to email the PM: [email protected]

I am on to it as soon as they are open.
Good luck! [Linked Image]


[This message has been edited by John in Canada (edited 10-11-2000).]
Posted By: heyjude

Re: Int'l. Relief to Date - 10/11/00 12:06 PM

Hey Marty, John, Don't be unfair! Did Norway or Italy send troops and goods, their Red Cross, linesmen .....?
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