Provision of Emergency Disaster Relief Assistance to Twelve Countries Affected by the Asian Tsunami, including the Drawdown Under Section 506(a)(2) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as Amended, of Articles and Services, 1787 [05-516]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 6 / Monday, January 10, 2005 / Presidential Documents 1787 Presidential Documents Presidential Determination No. 2005–16 of January 4, 2005 Provision of Emergency Disaster Relief Assistance to Twelve Countries Affected by the Asian Tsunami, including the Drawdown Under Section 506(a)(2) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as Amended, of Articles and Services Memorandum for the Secretary of State [and] the Secretary of Defense Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including my authority as Commander in Chief, I hereby direct the Secretary of Defense to provide such disaster assistance to Indonesia, Thailand, Sri Lanka, India, Maldives, Malaysia, Burma, Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania, Bangladesh, and the Seychelles as is necessary to prevent further loss of life, as determined by the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of State. In addition, pursuant to section 506(a)(2) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, 22 U.S.C. 2318(a)(2) (FAA), I hereby determine that it is in the national interest of the United States to draw down articles and services from the inventory and resources of the Department of Defense, for the purpose of providing international disaster relief assistance to countries affected by the Asian tsunami. I therefore direct the drawdown of up to $65 million of defense articles and services from the inventory and resources of the Department of Defense for these countries for the purposes and under the authorities of chapter 9 of part I of the FAA related to international disaster assistance. The Secretary of State is authorized and directed to report this determination to the Congress and to arrange for its publication in the Federal Register. W THE WHITE HOUSE, Washington, January 4, 2005. [FR Doc. 05–516 Filed 1–07–05; 8:45 am] Billing code 4710–10–P VerDate jul<14>2003 18:20 Jan 07, 2005 Jkt 205001 PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4790 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\10JAO2.SGM 10JAO2

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Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 6 / Monday, January 10, 2005 / 
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                Presidential Determination No. 2005-16 of January 4, 
                2005

                
Provision of Emergency Disaster Relief Assistance 
                to Twelve Countries Affected by the Asian Tsunami, 
                including the Drawdown Under Section 506(a)(2) of the 
                Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as Amended, of Articles 
                and Services

                Memorandum for the Secretary of State [and] the 
                Secretary of Defense

                Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the 
                Constitution and the laws of the United States, 
                including my authority as Commander in Chief, I hereby 
                direct the Secretary of Defense to provide such 
                disaster assistance to Indonesia, Thailand, Sri Lanka, 
                India, Maldives, Malaysia, Burma, Kenya, Somalia, 
                Tanzania, Bangladesh, and the Seychelles as is 
                necessary to prevent further loss of life, as 
                determined by the Secretary of Defense and the 
                Secretary of State.

                In addition, pursuant to section 506(a)(2) of the 
                Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, 22 U.S.C. 
                2318(a)(2) (FAA), I hereby determine that it is in the 
                national interest of the United States to draw down 
                articles and services from the inventory and resources 
                of the Department of Defense, for the purpose of 
                providing international disaster relief assistance to 
                countries affected by the Asian tsunami.

                I therefore direct the drawdown of up to $65 million of 
                defense articles and services from the inventory and 
                resources of the Department of Defense for these 
                countries for the purposes and under the authorities of 
                chapter 9 of part I of the FAA related to international 
                disaster assistance.

                The Secretary of State is authorized and directed to 
                report this determination to the Congress and to 
                arrange for its publication in the Federal Register.

                    (Presidential Sig.)B

                THE WHITE HOUSE,

                    Washington, January 4, 2005.

[FR Doc. 05-516
Filed 1-07-05; 8:45 am]
Billing code 4710-10-P