U.S. Pledges Additional $11M In Aid To Earthquake-Hit Nepal, Bringing Total To Almost $26M
Wall Street Journal: U.S. Pledges $11 Million in Additional Aid to Nepal
“Acting U.S. Agency for International Development administrator Alfonso Lenhardt has pledged an additional $11 million in assistance to Nepal, bringing the total U.S. contribution to nearly $26 million. With the focus in Nepal shifting to recovery almost two weeks after the magnitude 7.8 earthquake, this installment of U.S. aid will provide relief supplies, including additional emergency shelter materials, medical material, safe drinking water, and hygiene kits, said Ben Edwards, a USAID spokesman…” (Schwartz, 5/5).