Thursday, January 21, 2010

breakdown of pledges

AUSTRALIA: $13.8 million in aid pledged.

AUSTRIA: $1.9 million to United Nations and international aid organizations.

BRAZIL: $19 million in aid pledged. Eighteen flights have delivered 200 tons
of aid including food, water, tents, medicine, a hospital and medical
equipment. Forty six medical doctors and nurses have been sent, along with
50 firefighters who specialize in search and rescue using search dogs.
Nearly 1,300 Brazilian U.N.. peacekeepers are working in rescue operations.

BRITAIN: $33 million in aid. A 64-member search and rescue team is on the


CAMBODIA: $50,000 in aid from the government; $10,000 from Cambodian Red

CANADA: $130 million in aid pledged. So far, Canadians have privately
contributed more than $39 million and Ottawa will match those funds. Some
2,000 military personnel, including two warships.

CHAD: $500,000 in aid.

CHINA: $4.2 million in aid pledged. Deployed a 60-member rescue team to the
island, including search and rescue specialists with sniffer dogs and
monitoring equipment, medics, and seismological experts.

CONGO: $2.5 million in aid.

CROATIA: $137,000 from the government and a similar amount donated from
citizens to the Red Cross.

CYPRUS: $141,000 in aid.

CZECH REPUBLIC: $1.1 million in aid pledged.

DENMARK: $9.67 million in aid.

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: $11.4 million in aid.

FRANCE: $28.6 million in aid pledged, plus more than 500 personnel,
especially rescue workers, and 61 tons (55 metric tons) of supplies.
Dispatched Francis Garnier, a ship that specializes in humanitarian

GERMANY: $14.28 million in aid pledged by government. $25.56 million donated
by private citizens.

GRENADA: $215,000 in aid.

HUNGARY: $140,000 within an aid program coordinated by the EU, plus three
medical teams and three search dogs.

INDIA: $5 million in aid.

ISRAEL: Established field hospital, sent some 150 doctors and rescue workers
and 10 tons (nine metric tons) of medical equipment.

ITALY: $8.14 million as part of $131.37 million in emergency aid from EU
member states. Separately it is donating $2.57 million to international
groups to help children in Haiti. A field hospital that can treat 150
patients a day has been airlifted in.

JAPAN: $5 million in aid, plus $330,000 in emergency supplies. One 24-member
civilian medical team on the ground, sending 110-member military team of
medical and other personnel via a Japanese C-130 transport plane.

LIBERIA: $50,000 in aid.

NETHERLANDS: $2.86 million in aid from the Dutch government, which has
pledged to double the amount raised by the public. So far the appeal has
raised $9.28 million. A Dutch plane with search and rescue team and sniffer
dogs has been sent.

NORWAY: $17.5 million in aid earmarked for the World Food Program, Doctors
Without Borders, the Red Cross and other aid organizations. The country's
Red Cross and other aid organizations have raised at least $4.5 million for
the country.

PORTUGAL: Around $860,000 from private donations. The government has sent a
military transport plane with more than 20 emergency rescue workers and
sniffer dogs, as well as medical equipment and water.

RUSSIA: Has sent 138 emergency workers and doctors and five transport planes
to deliver aid.

SENEGAL: $1 million in aid.. President Abdoulaye Wade has said he would give
a region of Senegal to Haitians wishing to move to Africa. He argued that
because Haiti was settled by African slaves they are owed a right of return.
The eccentric proposal was met with criticism by many who say the government
is not even able to house its own people.

SIERRA LEONE: $100,000 in aid. The government has also offered to send
police, soldiers and medical teams.

SLOVENIA: $70,000 in aid, and has sent tents worth $98,000.

SOUTH AFRICA: $135,000 in aid, and has sent a search-and-rescue team and
plans to send forensic experts to help identify bodies.

SOUTH KOREA: $10 million in aid from government, aid agencies, religious
groups and business companies.

SPAIN: $8.56 million in emergency aid disbursed, sending 450 troops, 50
doctors, technicians and specialists.

SWEDEN: $25.6 million to organizations working in Haiti, including the U.N.
and E.U.

TAIWAN: $5 million in aid. Dispatched a team of 23 rescue personnel and 33
medical staff.

THAILAND: $120,000 in aid; 20,000 tons (18,000 metric tons) of rice.

UNITED STATES: $130 million in aid, according to USAID. Has sent about
12,000 military personnel so far, 265 government medical personnel, 18 Navy
and Coast Guard ships, 49 helicopters and seven cargo planes to assist in
aid delivery, support and evacuations. Is managing operations at the
Port-au-Prince airport.

VENEZUELA: 679 tons (616 metric tons) of food and 127 tons (116 metric tons)
of equipment, including water purification systems, electrical generators
and heavy equipment for moving rubble. 225,000 barrels of diesel fuel and
gasoline is on its way, and the Venezuela-led Bolivarian Alternative trade
bloc also sent two ships carrying 5,248 tons (4,761 metric tons) of food aid

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