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Cyprus government approves 370.000 dollars aid to southeast Asia
2004-12-29 11:13:32

Nicosia, Dec 29 (CNA) – Cyprus’ Cabinet approved today 370 thousand dollars in aid of the areas devastated by the southeast Asian tsunami, which has killed more than 60 thousand people and left many more missing.

Government Spokesman Kypros Chrysostomides told reporters after a Council of Ministers meeting that 100.000 dollars will be sent to the areas in cash, a further 150.000 will be made available for medicine and 120.000 dollars will be allocated for materials such as camp beds, blankets and chemical toilets.

Chrysostomides said the distribution of the financial assistance to the affected areas will be done after the government consults with the International Committee of the Red Cross.

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