Nations begin to offer aid to regions afflicted by Indian subcontinent earthquake

Saturday, October 8, 2005

Search teams comb a collapsed apartment building in Islamabad, VOA

As the death toll for the recent earthquake in Asia has passed 30,000, countries around the world are beginning to send aid. The sponsors of the relief are listed below, along with the amounts offered as of 8 October 2005.

British rescue workers from the International Rescue Corps located additional survivors at Marghalla Towers on Sunday morning using specialist equipment, and are hopeful that more people will be brought out alive.