Disasters Stats: compare key data on Iran & United States


  • Humanitarian response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake > Donors > Government: Donations made by governments around the world in response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and the consequent tsunami.
  • 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 Iran United States
Humanitarian response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake > Donors > Government USD 627,000<ref name = "TerraDaily-Asia"/> USD 950M
Tsunami > International aid packages <a href=/country/ir>Iran</a>, where some 31,000 people were killed in the southern city of Bam exactly a year before the <a href=/region/ASI>Asian</a> disaster, would also do what it could to help, <a href=/encyclopedia/President-of-the-United-States>President</a> Mohammad Khatami said. $350m in <a href=/cat/Government>government</a> donations, plus <a href=/cat/Military>military</a> assistance involving 12,600 personnel, 21 ships, 14 cargo planes and more than 90 helicopters. Around $200m of private donations are also pouring in, with $120m donated to the US <a href=/graph-T/mil_bra>branches</a> of the Red Cross, Oxfam and Save the Children, and to <a href=/encyclopedia/Catholicism>Catholic</a> Relief Services.


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