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Cablegate: Indonesian Humanitarian Assistance to Haiti

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FM AMEMBASSY JAKARTA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 4322
INFO RUEKJCS/SECDEF WASHINGTON DC
RUCNARF/ASEAN REGIONAL FORUM COLLECTIVE
RHEHNSC/NSC WASHDC

UNCLAS JAKARTA 000087

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STATE FOR USAID
NSC FOR D.WALTON

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PGOV EAID HL ID

SUBJECT: Indonesian Humanitarian Assistance to Haiti

REF: State 04854, 04909 and Jakarta 00061


State 04854
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1. Per instructions in State 04854, Emboff expressed gratitude for
Indonesian assistance to Haiti. Riaz Saehu, Deputy Director Office
of Information and Public Diplomacy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs,
stated that Indonesians empathized with victims of natural
disasters. He noted that the GOI had organized its disaster
assistance team and supplies within days of the earthquake. The
team departed Indonesia for Haiti via Honolulu on January 17.


State 04909
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2. Emboff delivered the message on the registration of donations
via UN Flash Appeal to Azraf Firman, Deputy Director for
Humanitarian Assistance, Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He thanked
Emboff for the information and promised to share it with his
colleagues.

Embassy Support of Indonesian Assistance
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3. As reported Jakarta 00061, the National Body for Disaster
Assistance, in coordination with the Indonesian military, assembled
a team of 75 rescue workers and approximately 1.6 million dollars
worth of assistance for Haiti. At the request of the Ministry of
Foreign Affairs, Emboffs worked closely with the GOI to ensure that
the team had the needed transit visa waiver and flight clearances.
January 21, Seputar, a respected Indonesian newspaper, published
Ambassador Hume's editorial. The Ambassador highlights Indonesia's
leadership role in the global community and that Indonesia is an
important partner for the United States.

Hume#

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