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05WELLINGTON688 2005-09-08 19:48:00 UNCLASSIFIED Embassy Wellington
Cable title:  

TFUS01: MORE DETAILS ON NEW ZEALAND'S OFFER OF

Tags:   AEMR EAID PREL US NZ 
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UNCLAS WELLINGTON 000688

SIPDIS

STATE PASS USAID/OFDA

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: AEMR EAID PREL US NZ
SUBJECT: TFUS01: MORE DETAILS ON NEW ZEALAND'S OFFER OF
ASSISTANCE FOR HURRICANE KATRINA RELIEF

REF: A. WELLINGTON 683


B. WELLINGTON 679


C. SECSTATE 163414


D. SECSTATE 163366


E. WELLINGTON 675

Further to ref A and B (in response to ref C), following are
details on the post-disaster recovery personnel that the New
Zealand government has offered to assist in the Hurricane
Katrina relief efforts:

The New Zealand Ministry of Civil Defense and Emergency
Management has identified three (3) to four (4) people with
experience in post-flood disaster recovery management. The
team would comprise recovery specialists from the Ministry
and local government and would include managers with direct
experience from the 10-day floods in February 2004 that hit
the Manawatu region in the southern part of New Zealand's
North Island. The team could contribute planning skills at
the local government or regional level.
Burnett