USAID Philippines Desk Officer Robert Hanchett has responded to our members’ letters and issued a fact sheet on the efforts of USAID thus far. The fact US Aid – Ketsana fact sheet is attached.
Also, Mr. Hanchett’s reply to those who wrote letters is below.
Sent: Thu, Oct 1, 2009 12:22 pm
Subject: FW: tropical storm Ketsana rescue and relief
I trust all is well with you.
Thank you for your interest and concern for the people in the Philippines. I can assure you USAID shares your concern. The U.S. Government is assisting the Philippines with rescue and relief operations. I have attached for your information the first Fact Sheet.
All the best,
Robert W. Hanchett
Desk Officer for the Philippines