posted on Sep, 2 2005 @ 01:30 AM
WASHINGTON — In a turnabout, the United States is now on the receiving end of help from around the world as some two dozen countries offer
Venezuela, a target of frequent criticism by the Bush administration, offered humanitarian aid and fuel. Venezuela's Citgo Petroleum Corp. (search)
pledged a $1 million donation for hurricane aid.
The United Nations informed U.S. Ambassador John R. Bolton (search) it was prepared to support the relief effort "in any way possible." Under
Secretary-General Jan Egeland (search) said his office had offered the services of the U.N.'s disaster assistance and coordination teams to the U.S.
Agency for International Development.
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon (search) sent a letter to President Bush offering hundreds of doctors, nurses, technicians and other experts in
trauma, natural disasters and public health.
Ok this seems better, even Israel has offered help.