US Gov Solicits NATO, EU Humanitarian Aid

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  1. From the Associated Press.

    The European Commission said...U.S. authorities had requested 500,000 prepared meals, thousands of blankets, first aid kits and several water trucks to provide clean drinking water.

    So far, Austria, Belgium, Britain, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Luxembourg, Finland, Italy, Slovakia, Slovenia Sweden, Spain and The Netherlands have pledged aid.


    "U.S. asks EU, NATO for emergency Katrina aid
    Organizations ready to help with blankets, first aid kits, water and food" 4 September 2005

    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/9205201/
     
  2. Excellent good to see Europe helping out.
    john
     
  3. Is there something about rat packs that I haven't noticed before?

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/4212684.stm

    Maybe it's to prevent your fruit dumplings from being looted?
     
  4. I wodn't mind gropeing the Fruit Dumpling on theos three survivors.
    john in dirty old man mode
     
  5. haven`t these poor people had enough punishment heaped on them without sending them our MRE`s
     
  6. There's too much levity here. Unlike their president, we should be helping the American people affected by this disaster.
     
  7. Shouldn't you be surrendering?

    Edited due to appalling spelling mistake ......Surrender doesn't usually appear in the OD
     
  8. That's right. If we adopt stern faces and stop laughing, the relief efforts will be more effective. If we wail and gnash our teeth then maybe the floodwaters will recede too.