Japan's Emergency Assistance through International Organizations for the Disaster Caused by the Major Earthquake off the Coast of Sumatra and Tsunami in the Indian Ocean
January 11, 2005
- After the major earthquake off the coast of Sumatra and the tsunami in the Indian Ocean, Japan announced that it would provide 250 million dollar assistance through international organizations. On January 11, Japan decided on the details of the contribution (see following table). Mr. Shuzen Tanigawa, Senior Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs, officially announced the details at the Meeting of Ministerial Level on Humanitarian Assistance to Tsunami Affected Communities, which was held in Geneva on the same day.
- This contribution is part of the financial assistance (grant aid) of up to 500 million dollars for the time being, which was already announced, and will be swiftly disbursed after the Cabinet authorization scheduled on January 17.
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