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From: Norman, Alain G
Sent: Tuesday, September 20, 2005 12:49 PM
To: Harris, Michelle F; Katrina Working Group; Anderson, Roger W(Charleston)
SUbJect: Financial Pledges - Denmark, Iceland

Thanks, John, for the clarification.

OK, it seems that for the next iteration of the chart of financial "commitments" and amounts actually received by
the USG, we'll have to
(a) not include Denmark
(b) include Iceland's contribution (at least under the "commitment" column)

Alain

From: Maher, John 0


sent: Tuesday, september 20, 2005 12:40 PM
To: Norman, Alain G; Yu, Alan K _
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Alain and Alan,


FYI, here is some info on Iceland's $500,000 contribution to the Bush-Clinton Fund .
. John

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To: audunn.atlason@utn.st;lr.ls
Subject: Information Sheet 13/05 from the Embassy of Iceland in Washington D.C.

Dear Collegues:

Please find attached information sheet 13/05 from the Embassy of Iceland in Washington D.C. regarding
Iceland's contribution to the Bush-Clinton Katrina Fund.

Regards, Auauno Atlason, Counselor


Embassy of Iceland, Washington D.C.
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Note: Information Sheets are sent out via email by' the Embassy of Iceland in Washington D.C., entailing information on
Icelands
security and defense policy, and contribution to various international operations. Kindly notify the Embassy if you want to
be removed from the mailing list. Information sheets can also be found on the Embassy's website: www.iceland.org/us/thc-
embassyIsecurity-defencel

Alain.
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE
REVIEW AUTHORITY: FRANK TUMMINIA
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EMBASSY OF ICELAND
Washington D.C.

No. 13/05

Iceland contributes to the


Bush-Clinton Katrina Fund

In light of the devastating consequences of Hurricane Katrina, the Government of


Iceland decided September 14, 2005, to contribute 0,5 million dollars to the Bush-
Clinton Katrina Fund. This amount has already been forwarded to the above-mentioned
Fund; intended as Iceland's contribution to meet the needs of the victims most affected
by Hurricane Katrina in Mississippi, Alabama and Louisi.ana.

September 20, 2005

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Norman, Alain G

From: Norman, Alain G(Main State} RELEASED IN FlJLL


Sent: Tuesday, September 20.200512:50 PM
To: Harris, Mich~lIe F; Katrina Working Group; Anderson, Roger W(Charleston)
Subject: Financial Pledges - Denmark, Iceland
Attachments: 13 Icelandic contribution to victims of Hurricane Katrina.pdf

Thanks, John. for the clarification.

OK. it seems that for the next iteration of the chart of financial "commitments" and amounts actually received by the USG.
we'll have t o ' .
(a) not include Denmark
(b) include Iceland's contribution (at least under the "commitment" column)

Alain

From: Maher, John 0


Sent: Tuesday, September 20,2005 12:40 PM
To: Norman, Alain G; Yu, Alan K
Subject: FW: Information Sheet 13/05 from the Embassyof Iceland in Washington D.C.

Alain and Alan,


FYI. here is some info on Iceland's $500,000 contribution to the Bush-Clinton Fund.
John

From: audunn.atlason@utn.stjr.is [mallto:audunn.atlason@utn.stjr.is]


sent: Tuesday, september 20, 2005 12:is PM
To: audunn.atlason@utn.stjr.is
Subject: Information Sheet 13/05 from the Embassyof Iceland in Washington D.C.

Dear Collegues:

Please find attachedinformation sheet 13/05 from the Embassyof Iceland in Washington D.C regarding Iceland's
contributionto the Bush-Clinron KatrinaFund.

Regards, Audunn Atlason, Counselor


Embassyof Iceland, Washington D.C.
. Tel. 202 265 6653, fax: 202 265 6656

Note: Information Sheets are sent out via emailby the Embassyof Iceland in Washington D.C., entailing information on Iceland's
securityand defense policy, and contribution to various intemationaloperations. Kindly notify the Embassyif }OU want to be
removedfrom the mailing list.Informationsheets can also be found on the Embassy's website: www.iceland.oWus/the-
embassy!security-defence/
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE

Alain, ~~~~~~~~r~~~IJ~ i~N~o~;o~~INIA


I checked with our EmoasSy .i'H;(jpermagen. anal VB loor<eo-mrough the traffic regarding the Danish offers. and I haven't
found any record that they made or offered a cash donation. They offered many different kinds of in-kind support. some

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of which we took them up on. But I don't know where that $50,000 figure came from, unless it was confused with the cash
contribution made by Iceland. I'd suggest eliminating any reference to a monetary figure, and just thank them for all the
assistance they gave and offered. Even if they did make some monetary contribution, that language would still cover us.
Would that work from your end? Thanks.
John

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To: Cloud, John A(Berlin); Taplin, Mark A (Bucharest)(Bucharest); Munter, Cameron P(Prague 1);
Webster, Christopher W(Oslo); Godfrey, Anthony F(Yerevan); van Voorst, Carol; Plccuta,
Daniel W(Luxembourg); Lane, James B(London); Kosnett, Philip S(Reykjavik); Decker, Karen
B(Athens); Hyatt, Amy J(Helsinki); Hofmann, Karl W(Paris); Imbrie, William(Brussels); Kaiser,
Sandra L(Copenhagen); Russell, Daniel A (DCM-Moscow)(Moscow); Blakeman, Chat(The
Hague); Noble. Stephen V(Stockholm); Kaidanow, Tina S(Sarajevo)
Cc: TaskForce-1
Subject: Response to cable on offer of forensics/SARlsearch and rescue teams

Importance: High

Dear DCMs/Political Chief:

Please pass to the officer handling Hurricane Katrina relief assistance:

I want to alert you to STATE 169096 which contains talking points regarding host country
offers of Forensics teams/SAR teams/Search and Rescue teams. Please deliver the points in
the cable and get back to the Task Force by email or phone as soon as possible with host
government reactions and concerns.

Forensics and SAR teams


BerTin

Forensics
Brussels
Sarajevo
Prague
Copenhagen
Paris
Amsterdam
Oslo

Search and Rescue


Yerevan
Vienna
Helsinki
Athens
Luxembourg
Bucharest
Moscow
Stockholm
London
.Reykjavik

Many thanks.

Vernelle Trim
EUR Task Force Representative

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EAORCC exECUTIVE SUMMARY RELEASED IN FULL
REGARDING
NATO SUPPORT TO THE UNITED STATES
26 September 2005 09:00

(NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN BOLD)

• So far, twenty-three EAPC nations, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Canada,


Croatia, Czech Republic, Finland, Georgia, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Netherlands,
Norway, Poland, Romania, Russian Federation, Slovak Republic, Spain,
Sweden, Switzerland, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 1, Turkey
and Ukraine have communicated their offered assistance to the EADRCC;
• Twelve EAPC nations (Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany,
Hungary, Ireland, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Portugal, Slovenia and United
Kingdom) have informed the EADRCC about their offers of assistance
through the EU.
• The EADRCC has leamt from the U.S. authorities that the follOWing four
EAPC countries have also offered assistance: Albania, Armenia, Iceland and
Kazakhstan.
• Altogether 39 EAPC nations have offered assistance to the US: offers from 11
EAPC nations (Austria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Greece,
Luxembourg, Norway, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia and Ukraine)
were accepted by US authorities, including the donation of air-Uft by Ukraine;
9 of the 11 nations made use of the NATO air-bridge, 1·nation (Luxembourg)
decided to have their donation transported commercially.
• On Saturday, 10 September 05, the-\JS-Delegationat NATO informed about a
decision of the US State Department to accept offers from 7 COlmirjas The
items accepted include urgently needed blankets, camp beds, tents, first aid
kits arid liquid soap.
• SHAPEJ4 has deployed a liaison officer to the MDRCC until 21 September
-05: ---- - ---- - --
• NATO/EADRCC - EU coordination has been established through the
EADRCC liaison officer in Washington D.C. and through theTJK Delegation at
NATO on behalf of the UK EU Presidency. '
• The first NATO cargo airplane has reached Little Rock, Arkansas on Monday,
12 September 2005, at 20:30 UTC with 12 tons of relief items from the Czech
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• On Monday, 12 September 2005, the US Delegation to NATO infonned the
EADRCC about acceptance of offers from Austria and Finland.
• On Saturday, 17 September 2005, the US authorities informed the EADRCC
about acceptance of parts of the offers from Greece. Also the offer from
Ukraine of an AN-124 strategic transport airplane has been accepted.
• US authorities have informed the EADRCC that they wish to have relief items
that have been donated by Amed and Partner nations to be deJivered through

I Turkey recognises the Republic of Macedonia with its constitutional name

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the NATO air-bridge by 23 September 05 to Little Rock, Arkansas. As of


Wednesday, 21 September 05 this deadline is no longer being
interpreted as a cut-off date for NATO/EADRCC support to the U.S.
- Joint Command Lisbon, which is in charge of the coordinating NRF
transportation assets (maritime and tactical air), had dispatched a liaison
officer to the EADRCC from Monday, 12 September till Sunday, 18
September 2005.
• JC Lisbon has one RO-RO ship on 5 days notice (Capacity 1750 lane
meters). As of now, none of the relief items accepted by the US requires
sealift.
• JC Lisbon has fifteen NRF tactical transport aircraft (6 French C.-130, 2 Italian
C-130, 2 German C-160, 4 UK C-130 and 1 Greek C-130).
• SHAPE has decided to concentrate US accepted donations in Ramstein AB,
Germany, which will serve as a strategic air hub for onward transportation.
Donating countries that are ctosest to Ramstein have been requested to
move their donations by road to Ramstein with their own resources (Austria.
Finland and Slovak Republic). Other countries such as Czech Republic,
Denmark, Greece. Norway and Romania have been offered NRF tactical
airlift to move relief goods to Ramstein. All cargo consolidation from European
donating nations has been completed on 19 September 05. Turkey allocated
two C-130 aircraft to NATO in the context of strategic transportation to USA
• A second dedicated NATO cargo flight has departed Thursday, 15 September
05 with cargo (Austrian and Slovakian donations) from Ramstein to Little
Rock, Arkansas.
• The-third (8707) andfoorth(CanadianA310)dedicated NA1"() cargo-flights
have left Ramstein on Saturday, 17 September 05, to carry Finish,
Norwegian, Slovak and Slovenian donations to the US.
• 1he fifth cargo flight (8-707) took place c,n 19 September 05 withe tons of
donations from Finland.
• The sixth cargo flight (Ukrainian AN-124) left Ramstein on 20 September 05 _
with 62 tons of donations from Czech Republic, Denmark, Greece and -
Romania. -
• The seventh cargo flight took off for Little Rock AFB on 21 September 05 with
18 tons of Czech Republic donations.
• Two (2) NATO cargo flights (26 tons) took place on 23 September 05.
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2005. ' -
• SHAPE AMCC has informed that after Friday's missions a 20-pallet
backlog still exists with 35.6 tons of cargo. Further NATO flights (B 707)
are now scheduled to take place on 27, 29 and 30 SEP 05.
• US Authorities have requested to deploy again a NATO/EADRCC liaison
officer to Washington D.C. to coordinate , as necessary, movement of
donated goods from Ramstein to Little Rock. The liaison officer will
assume his functions in Washington D.C. on 29 September 05.
• EADRCC is monitoring consequences of Hurricane RITA

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