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U.S. Response to South Asia Earthquake


November 26, 2005

The United States remains the principal international provider of airlift capabilities to assist earthquake victims. We will continue to supplement the capabilities we are making available. [more on the earthquake] State Department, DoD, USAID, U.S. Embassies and Consulates, and AP/WW photos.

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Pakistani soldiers load humanitarian relief supplies onto a U.S. CH-47D Chinook helicopter at Muzaffarabad, Pakistan, on Nov. 19, 2005. U.S. Air Force photo.
Pakistani soldiers load humanitarian relief supplies onto a U.S. CH-47D Chinook helicopter at Muzaffarabad, Pakistan.
Humanitarian relief supplies await distribution at Muzaffarabad, Pakistan, on Nov. 19, 2005. U.S. Air Force photo 
Humanitarian relief supplies await distribution at Muzaffarabad, Pakistan, on Nov. 19, 2005.
A Pakistani earthquake victim watches as volunteer staff from U.S. private company Alaska Structures construct a tent in Bugna, Pakistan, Nov. 21, 2005. USAF photo.
A Pakistani earthquake victim watches as volunteer staff from U.S. private company Alaska Structures construct a tent in Bugna, Pakistan.
U.S. Navy Commander Jospeh Taddeo treats second-degree burns on the arm of a three-year-old Pakistani boy at a field hospital near Shinkiari, Pakistan on November 19, 2005.  USMC photo.
U.S. Navy Commander treats second-degree burns on the arm of a three-year-old Pakistani boy at a field hospital near Shinkiari, Pakistan.
Army Spc. Thaddeus Spencer helps Pakistani soldiers unload humanitarian relief supplies from a U.S. Army CH-47D Chinook helicopter in Darband, Pakistan, on Nov. 16, 2005.
U.S. and Pakistani soldiers unload humanitarian relief supplies from a U.S. Army CH-47D Chinook helicopter in Darband, Pakistan.
A tent city lies in the valley at Muzaffarabad, Pakistan, Nov. 7, 2005. Many parts of Muzaffarabad were destroyed during the Oct. 8 earthquake.  U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Barry Loo.
A tent city lies in the valley at Muzaffarabad, Pakistan.
Women enter the 212th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital at Muzaffarabad, Pakistan, Nov. 6, 2005. U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Barry Loo.
Women enter the 212th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital at Muzaffarabad, Pakistan.
A U.S. Army servicemember, 212th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital, measures the body temperature of an earthquake survivor at Muzaffarabad, Pakistan, Nov. 6, 2005. U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Barry Loo.
A U.S. Army servicemember, 212th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital, measures the body temperature of an earthquake survivor.
An earthquake survivor receives medical treatment at the U.S. 212th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital at Muzaffarabad, Pakistan, Nov. 6, 2005. U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Barry Loo.
An earthquake survivor receives medical treatment at the U.S. 212th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital.
Members of the Pakistani military help unload a U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter Nov. 4 at Chillonari, Pakistan.
Members of the Pakistani military help unload a U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter.
U.S. Staff Sgt Bridget Fitzsimmons, operating from Chaklala AB, Pakistan, assists local Army personnel in the offload of supplies from a U.S. Army CH-47D Chinook helicopter in the village of Chilonari, Pakistan on 3 November 2005
U.S. Staff Sgt Bridget Fitzsimmons assists local Army personnel in the offload of supplies from a U.S. Army CH-47D Chinook helicopter
Mansehra Forward Operating Base Office Director Bryan Hunt and USAID DART member Mariza Rogers meet President Musharraf during his Eid visit to tent camps in the devastated city of Balakot.
U.S. officials meet President Musharraf during his Eid visit to tent camps in the devastated city of Balakot.
Major Peter Vien and Petty Officer Manny Baca of the Navy Seabee construction teams discuss setup of a tent camp for displaced persons.
Major Peter Vien and Petty Officer Manny Baca of the Navy Seabee construction teams discuss setup of a tent camp for displaced persons.
Pakistani workers help off load humanitarian supplies off a CH-47D Chinook helicopter on October 31, 2005. U.S. Air Force photo.
Pakistani workers help off load humanitarian supplies off a CH-47 Chinook helicopter. 
Peggy O Ban from USAID, meets a baby in the village of Bagru, Pakistan, during a visit on October 31st. State Dept. photo.
Peggy O'Ban from USAID, meets a baby in the village of Bagru, Pakistan.
U.S. Navy Seabee Senior Chief Ed Thomas talks with a Pakistani officer about the clean-up effort at a Muzaffarabad University on October 31, 2005. U.S. Air Force photo.
U.S. Navy Seabee Senior Chief Ed Thomas talks with a Pakistani officer about the clean-up effort at a Muzaffarabad University.
Villagers from Pangkot, a tiny mountaintop hamlet, arrive by U.S. helicopter at an airbase in Muzaffarabad, where they will receive needed medical attention. State Dept. photo.
Villagers from Pangkot, a tiny mountaintop hamlet, arrive by U.S. helicopter at an airbase in Muzaffarabad, where they will receive needed medical attention.
A young earthquake survivor receives aid at the U.S. Army 212th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital in Muzaffarabad, on 11 November 2005.
A young earthquake survivor receives aid at the U.S. Army 212th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital in Muzaffarabad, Pakistan.
A member of the 212th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital plays with a young earthquake victim in Muzaffarabad, Pakistan.
A member of the 212th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital plays with a young earthquake victim in Muzaffarabad, Pakistan.
The U.S. Marine Detachment in Islamabad, with the support of the U.S. Embassy in Pakistan, distributed toys to children injured by the October 8 Earthquake. U.S. Embassy Pakistan photo.
The U.S. Marine Detachment in Islamabad, with the support of the U.S. Embassy in Pakistan, distributed toys to children injured by the October 8 earthquake.
The U.S. Marine Detachment in Islamabad, with the support of the U.S. Embassy in Pakistan, distributed toys to children who were injured by the October 8 Earthquake. U.S. Embassy Pakistan photo.
The U.S. Marine Detachment in Islamabad, with the support of the U.S. Embassy in Pakistan, distributed toys to children who were injured by the October 8 Earthquake.
The U.S. Marine Detachment in Islamabad, with the support of the U.S. Embassy in Pakistan, distributed toys to children who were injured by the October 8 Earthquake. U.S. Embassy Pakistan photo.
The U.S. Marine Detachment in Islamabad, with the support of the U.S. Embassy in Pakistan, distributed toys to children who were injured by the October 8 Earthquake.
The U.S. Marine Detachment in Islamabad, with the support of the U.S. Embassy in Pakistan, distributed toys to children who were injured by the October 8 Earthquake. U.S. Embassy Pakistan photo. 
The U.S. Marine Detachment in Islamabad, with the support of the U.S. Embassy in Pakistan, distributed toys to children who were injured by the October 8 Earthquake.
Pakistani soldiers load humanitarian relief supplies onto a CH-47D Chinook helicopter at Muzaffarabad, Pakistan, on Nov. 19, 2005. U.S. Air Force photo.
Pakistani soldiers load humanitarian relief supplies onto a CH-47D Chinook helicopter at Muzaffarabad, Pakistan.

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