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Cablegate: Demarche Haiti: U.S. Humanitarian Assistance to Haiti

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RR RUEHWEB

DE RUEHNR #0192 0321429
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 011428Z FEB 10
FM AMEMBASSY NAIROBI
TO RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK 0011
RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 0622
INFO RUEHNR/AMEMBASSY NAIROBI

UNCLAS NAIROBI 000192

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS
STATE FOR HAITI EARTHQUAKE TASK FORCE, WHA/CAR V DE PIRRO, IO/UNP B NARANJO & M GARUCKIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL PREF EAID ECON HA KE
SUBJECT: DEMARCHE HAITI: U.S. HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE TO HAITI

REF: REF A) STATE 6918; REF B) STATE 9107

Economic Counselor met January 29 with MFA America's Deputy
Director Nyambura Kamau to demarche the GOK per Ref A. Econ Couns
discussed USG activities in Haiti following the January 12
earthquake per Ref B. Ms. Kamau took on board our points and
expressed support for U.S. activities in Haiti. While Ms. Kamau
was aware of private donations from Kenya for relief in Haiti,
primarily through the Kenya Red Cross (directly linked to the
ICRC), she was unaware of any GOK official contribution at this
time.
RANNEBERGER

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