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Disasters Stats: compare key data on China & Philippines

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  • Tsunami > International aid packages: Countries around the globe have stepped forward with pledges of cash and assistance to the victims of the southern Asian earthquake and tsunami disaster.

    The following is a list of contributions pledged by countries, (as of Saturday, Jan 22nd, 2005 - 06:30 PM GMT) compiled from reports by Reuters bureaux and United Nations agencies.

    There are packages coming from international Aid agencies like the IMF, The Red Cross, UNEP, UNICEF and WHO.

STAT China Philippines
Tsunami > International aid packages Pledged $63.1m in <a href=/cat/Government>government</a> donations, plus $1.8m donated to the <a href=/country/mc>Chinese</a> Red Cross. <a href=/encyclopedia/Philippines>The Philippines</a>, which was spared by the waves but recently lost 1,800 killed in devastating storms, will send "a small humanitarian contingent," said <a href=/encyclopedia/President-of-the-United-States>President</a> Gloria Arroyo.

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