Tsunami Relief and Rebuilding Efforts
For information about how you can help, please call the Center for Disaster Information (CIDI) at 703-276-1914 (http://www.cidi.org/ or Disaster Assistance Registration Database); or visit the USAID or USA Freedom Corps websites.
USAID Administrator Natsios shakes hands with boy in Lampuuk village in Banda Aceh, Indonesia,after inaugurating a water facility funded by USAID on December 18, 2005.
For information about the welfare and whereabouts of American citizens, please call 1-888-407-4747.
See information on U.S. consular efforts to coordinate search and rescue of American citizens.
Also see U.S. Embassy websites in Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, and Thailand. For additional information, visit the embassy websites of India, Indonesia, and Thailand.
USAID Administrator Natsios traveled to Banda Aceh, December 17-18.
Secretary Rice's travel to Thailand on July 11.
Then-Secretary Powell's travel with Florida Governor Jeb Bush and USAID Administrator Andrew Natsios to the areas affected by the tsunami.
Deputy Secretary Zoellick travel to Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia, Singapore, and the Philippines May 2-11.
Remarks, Fact Sheets and Other Releases
12/26/05: Statement by the President on the Tsunami
12/26/05: Anniversary of the Indian Ocean Tsunami
12/24/05: Voices of the Tsunami - Interview with USAID Administrator Andrew Natsios
12/22/05: The Tsunami One Year Later: Rebuilding Lives and Communities
12/21/05: Tsunami Assistance, One Year Later
07/11/05: Tsunami Reconstruction Program at Bang Sak School
06/27/05: Sri Lanka - Signing of Joint Mechanism on Tsunami Aid Distribution
06/23/05: Fact Sheet: Tsunami Reconstruction Plan
06/23/05: U.S. Assistance and Reconstruction Efforts Six Months After South Asian Tsunami
05/13/05: Ambassador Lundstead on Signing of Supplemental Spending Measure and Tsunami Relief
05/09/05: Deputy Secretary Zoellick at U.S. Ambassador's Residence, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
05/08/05: Deputy Secretary Zoellick's Interview with Reuters and Associated Press in Banda Aceh
05/08/05: Deputy Secretary Zoellick at MoU Road Signing Ceremony, Banda Aceh, Indonesia
05/07/05: Deputy Secretary Zoellick's press roundtable in Indonesia
05/07/05: Deputy Secretary Zoellick's press conference in Indonesia
05/07/05: Deputy Secretary Zoellick's interview on CNN International
04/19/05: Assistant Secretary Rocca's Remarks at the American Centerin Sri Lanka
04/11/05: United States Leads the World in Development Assistance
02/10/05: Under Secretary Larson testifies on the Response of the U.S. Government and the International System To the Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunamis
02/10/05: USAID Administrator Natsios testifies on U.S. Strategies for Relief and Reconstruction Assistance in Response to the Tsunami
01/26/05 Under Secretary Larson testifies On the U.S. Government's Relief-to-Reconstruction Strategy
01/13/05: Under Secretary Larson Briefs on How the U.S. is Helping the Poor: From Tsunami Debt and Disaster Relief to Promoting Development Through Growth
01/11/05 Public Service Announcements for the Bush-Clinton Tsunami Relief Fund
01/10/05 President Briefed on U.S. Assistance for Tsunami-Affected Regions
01/10/05 President Bush Thanks USAID Employees and NGO Presidents
01/10/05 USAID Administrator Natsios Briefs on U.S. Relief Efforts for Tsunami-Affected Countries
01/07/05: Secretary Powell's Interview With CNN's John King in Galle, Sri Lanka
01/07/05: Secretary Powell's Remarks to the Press in Colombo, Sri Lanka
01/06/05: Remarks by Secretary Powell to the Traveling Press in Indonesia
01/06/05: Secretary Powell's Interview on Indonesia's SCTV
01/06/05: Secretary Powell at the ASEAN Leaders' Special Meeting on Tsunami Relief
01/06/05: Remarks by Spokesman Boucher to the Traveling Press in Indonesia
01/06/05: Assistant Secretary Harty's Interview on Fox and Friends
01/06/05: Assistant Secretary Harty's Interview on CNN's American Morning
01/05/05: Statement Regarding Adoption of Tsunami Orphans
01/05/05: Secretary Powell's Interview on NBC's Nightly News
01/05/05: Secretary Powell With Governor Bush And Indonesian Minister Alwi
01/04/05: Remarks With Governor Bush and Indonesian Foreign Minister Wirajuda
01/04/05: Secretary Powell at the City Hall Disaster Relief Center
01/04/05: Secretary Powell With Governor Bush and Foreign Minister Surakiart Sathirathai of Thailand
01/04/05: Secretary Powell's Interview on ABC's Good Morning America
01/04/05: Secretary Powell's Interview on Thailand's Independent Television (ITV)
01/04/05: Assistant Secretary Harty's Interview on MSNBC's Countdown
01/04/05: Assistant Secretary Harty's Interview on PBS News Hour
01/03/05: Secretary Powell and Governor Bush's Remarks En Route To Bangkok
01/03/05: Briefing on the U.S. Government Relief Efforts in Asia
01/03/05: Remarks by the President After Signing A Book of Condolence at the Indonesian Embassy
01/02/05 Secretary Powell's Interview With CN's Late Edition With Wolf Blitzer
01/02/05: Secretary Powell's Interview on CBS's Face the Nation With Bob Schieffer and Doyle McManus
01/02/05: Remarks by Secretary Powell After His Interview With CBS's Face the Nation
01/02/05: Remarks by Secretary Powell After His Interview With NBC's Meet the Press
12/31/04: President Bush Commits $350 Million for Tsunami Relief Efforts
12/3/004: Assistant Secretary Harty's Interview on CNN News
12/29/04: Coordination of Relief Assistance for Victims of the Recent Tsunamis
12/18/05: USAID Administrator Natsios Visit to Banda Aceh
05/05/05: Bush-Clinton Houston Tsunami Fund
01/04/05: Secretary Powell and Governor Bush in South Asia
01/03/05: Tsunami Relief Assistance
Related Tsunami Relief Information
Gifts in Kind International
Disaster Assistance Registration Database of the Center for Disaster Information
InterAction, an alliance of U.S. NGO's
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
U.S. Agency for International Development
U.S. Department of Defense
U.S. Pacific Command
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
United Nations: "Tsunami in South Asia"
FirstGov: "Asia Earthquake and Tsunamis"
Map Illustrating the Tsunami's Range and Impact