sreda, januar 05, 2005

Government pledges aid for victims of Indian Ocean tragedy

The Slovene government has pledged SIT 20 million (EUR 83,400) to help the victims of the 26 December earthquake and ensuing tsunamis throughout the Indian Ocean. The money has already been handed over to the Red Cross, and Prime Minister Janez Janša told the press that the government is prepared to send more aid if necessary. Some 150,000 died as a result of the tragedy [SN / 29.12.04 / Govt Donates EUR 83,400 for Asia Quake Victims].