Guatemala Earthquake: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere Affairs and Subcommittee on Foreign Assistance of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, Ninety-fourth Congress, Second Session ... February 16, 1976
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere Affairs
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able activity additional ADMINISTRATOR affected already American appropriations asked assessment assistance authorized basis begin believe blankets buildings capacity Cash Center Chairman Committee completed construction continuing coordination costs damage destroyed Disaster Assistance Disaster Relief donors earthquake economic efforts emergency Engineering essentially estimates expected external fact February field follows Foreign funds future going Government of Guatemala Guatemala City highway homeless homes hospital housing immediate impact important improve increased injured International landslide major materials medical supplies medicines ment million needs normal occurred operations organizations Panama Parker personnel phase planning poor population possible probably problem programs quickly rainy season reconstruction rehabilitation Relations repair reports requested requirements response restoring road rural Senator McGee Senator Sparkman severe shelter situation stocks Survey tents United victims voluntary agencies World
Page 55 - 4. Not later than ninety days after enactment of appropriations to .carry out this Act, and on a quarterly basis thereafter, the President shall transmit reports to the Committee on Foreign Relations and the Committee on Appropriations of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House of Representatives on the programming and obligations of funds under this Act.
Page 56 - This section authorizes the President to provide relief and rehabilitation assistance for the people of Guatemala who have been victimized by recent earthquakes on such terms and conditions as he may determine. The section incorporates by reference the policy and general authorities applicable to the furnishing of disaster assistance pursuant to section 491 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961,
Page 54 - rehabilitation assistance to the victims of the earthquakes in Guatemala, and for other purposes. De it enacted by the Senate and House
Page 55 - accounts for the purpose of: providing relief and rehabilitation assistance to the people of Guatemala may
Page 54 - the United States of America in Congress asseinbled, That this Act may be cited as the "Guatemala Disaster Relief Act of 1976".
Page 35 - from the Department of Defense, the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare,
Page 58 - PROPOSED US RELIEF AND REHABILITATION OF THE VICTIMS OF THE GUATEMALAN DISASTER The total amount requested will permit AID to continue participation, in close collaboration with the Government of Guatemala and other donors, to help meet the highest priority immediate relief and rehabilitation needs. In addition to the ongoing emergency relief operations,
Page 59 - Funds would be allocated to supply critically needed supplementary building construction materials and hand tools for up to 100,000 units of rural and small community housing in the devastated Indian highlands. The uniqueness of this disaster was its effect on the rural poor who because
Page 60 - and other donor assistance. To meet the balance', of this requirement, and in support of self-help efforts, simple materials and tools that can be purchased locally or in nearby countries or, as necessary, shipped from the United States will be employed. We contemplate as was