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Appeals & Funding
Washington, DC, January 29, 1999 - The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is urging governments and the international community to provide cash assistance to the people of central eastern Colombia following Mondays earthquake that caused thousands of deaths, injuries, and missing persons. Cash donations, according to PAHO, will ensure a faster, more effective response to those most in need.
For further information contact: Eugenio Gutierrez, tel (202) 974-3728, fax (202) 974-3143, Office of Public Information, PAHO.