Office of the Spokesman
March 31, 2006
Question Taken at March 31, 2006 Daily Press Briefing
U.S. Assistance to Iran following Bam Earthquake
Question: What was the total amount of assistance provided by the United States following the earthquake in Bam, Iran?
Answer: The U.S. responded quickly with assistance following the devastating earthquake in Bam, Iran in December 2003. Total U.S. assistance was $10.5 million. The U.S. also issued a general waiver, which allowed almost a dozen nongovernmental organizations to provide humanitarian relief.
Released on March 31, 2006