H.Res.561 - Commending the outstanding efforts by members of the United States Armed Forces and civilian employees of the Department of State and the United States Agency for International Development in response to the earthquake in South Asia that occurred on October 8, 2005.109th Congress (2005-2006)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Burton, Dan [R-IN-5] (Introduced 11/17/2005)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations; Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||12/01/2005 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.561 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (11/17/2005)
Commends U.S., international, Indian, and Pakistani efforts to assist the victims of the October 2005 earthquake in South Asia.
Encourages further cooperation between Pakistan and India on relief operations and efforts to expand peace in the region.
Urges: (1) the United States and the world community to reaffirm their commitment to additional support for relief and long-term reconstruction efforts in areas affected by the earthquake; and (2) continued attention by international donors and relief agencies to the needs of vulnerable populations in the stricken countries, particularly children who have been left parentless and homeless by the disaster.