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Related Documents - CREW: Department of State: Regarding International Assistance Offers After Hurricane Katrina

On July 27, 2007, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) released the most comprehensive matrix available to date detailing all offers of assistance from around the world in the wake of the Hurricane Katrina disaster.CREW’s matrix is based on 25,000 Department of State (DOS) documents it received as a result of a lawsuit filed under the Freedom of Information Act in December 2005 for records relating to the federal government’s handling and acceptance of international offers of aid after Hurricane Katrina.The matrix includes all international offers, whether they were rejected or accepted and the reasons why, if available. The documents reveal a number of disturbing responses to offers from 145 countries and 12 international organizations from around the world. Related Documents - CREW: Department of State: Regarding International Assistance Offers After Hurricane Katrina ;Holder of Documents: CREW; Producing Agency: Department of State; Date Published: 7/27/2007;