| Wednesday, January 05, 2005
| TSUNAMIS INFO AND FACTS....
At least 123,184 people were killed in 11
countries in South Asia and East Africa,from the
earthquake and tsunami on 26Dec, according
to the official figures. The United Nations
estimates the total number of dead will up to
150,000, while Indonesia and Thailand predict
their tolls will rise to 100,000 and 8,000,
**Indonesia: At least 80,246 people were killed
on Sumatra Island, the government said.
**Sri Lanka: Some 28,729 killed. About 1 million
people were killed.
**India: The geovernment said 8,955 deaths have
been confirmed but nearly 4,000 more people were
missing in India's remote Andaman and Nicobar
Islands, just nore of Sumatra.
**Thailand: Some 4,812 people died, the government
said, including 2,230 foreigners.
**Somalia: At least 200 killed, said Somali presidential
spokesman Yusef Mohammed Ismail.
**Myanmar: About 90 people were killed, according to
reports compiled by international aid agencies.
**Maldives: At least 7.3 people cofirmed dead.
**Malaysia: At least 66 people confirmed dead.
including an unknown number of foreign tourists,
are dead, according to official reports.
**Tanzania: At least 10 people killed, said
Alfred Tibaigana, police commander in Dar El Salaam.
**Bangladesh: Two Killed.
**Kenya: One killed.
(From the Associated Press)
Nations Aid Victims
A partial list follows of countries and organizations
pledging aid for earthquake and tsunami victims,
based on United Nations data and official announcements
by the nations.The UN said Saturday about 2.5 billion
has been promised.
** Japan: $500 million
** United States: 250 million
** World Bank: $250 million
** Britain: $95 million
** Sweden: $75.5 million
** Spain: $68 million
** China: $60 million
** France: $57 million
** Australia: $46.7 million
** European Commission: $45 million
** Canada: $33 million
** Germany: $27 million
** Switzerland: $21.9 million
** Denmark: $18.1 million
** Norway: $16.6 million
** Portugal: $11 million
** Qatar: $10 million
** Saudi Arabia: $10 million
** Singapore: $ 3.6 million
** New Zealand: $3.5 million
** Finland: $3.3 million
** United Araba Emirates: $2 million
** Ireland: $1.4 million
** Kuwait: #2 million
** Italy: $1.3 million
** Turkey: $1.25 million
** Czech Republic: $750,000
** Iran: $627,000
** South Korea: $600,000
** Hungary: $411,000
** Greece: $397,000
** Luxembourg: $265,000
** Monaco: $133,000
** Mexico: $100,000
** Nepal: $100,000
(from Assoicated Press)
|posted by infraternam meam @ 11:47 PM