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16 Nov 2011 description

During 8 – 10 November 2011, H.E. Mr. Suvat Chirapant, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand, led a delegation from the Royal Thai Embassy in Mexico on a mission to Port-au-Prince, Republic of Haiti. The Ambassador handed over contributions of 964,594.25 USD to H.E. President Michel Martelly of Haiti thru H.E. Laurent Lamoth, Haitian Foreign Minister.

The financial contribution was donated by private citizens and private corporations throughout Thailand. In light of the 2010 earthquake that devastated Haiti and brought hardship and suffering, to the Haitian people.

02 Apr 2010 description

On 31 March 2010, Foreign Minister Kasit Piromya joined representatives from over 150 countries and organizations at the International Donors' Conference Towards a New Future for Haiti at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

19 Feb 2010 description

BANGKOK, 19 February 2010 (NNT) - The Thai government will send the second lot of rice of more than 3,500 tons to Haiti on 12 March, said Prime Minister's Office Minister Virachai Virameteekul.

29 Jan 2010 description

BANGKOK, 29 January 2010 (NNT) - The Royal Thai Government has sent a humanitarian team to assist Haiti's earthquake victims.

Mr.Theerakun Niyom, Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs, announced that an advance team of Thai medical and engineering officers are currently underway to provide aid to Haiti victims.

The team of 6 consisting of representatives from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Defense and Ministry of Public Health are currently heading to Mexico to meet with officials from the Thai Embassy before continuing to Haiti.

While in Haiti, the team will …

25 Jan 2010 description

BANGKOK, 25 January 2010 (NNT) - The Thai Airways International Plc (THAI) will conduct a humanitarian freighter flight to transport rice to aid quake victims in the Caribbean country of Haiti on 1 February 2010.

THAI Director Piyasvasti Amranand stated that THAI, as the national airline, would transport 100 tons of rice donated by the Thai government to help Haitian people after their country was rocked by a magnitude 7.0 earthquake on 12 January 2010.

The director noted that the donation would be transported by THAI's cargo freighter Boeing 747-300F aircraft, acquired specially …

22 Jan 2010 description

BANGKOK, 22 January 2010 (NNT) - Minister to the Prime Minister's Office Veerachai Virameteekul declared that additional financial aid will soon be dispatched to Haiti after the Thai government yesterday donated 100,000 USD to the earthquake hit nation.

Mr Veerachai, acting as the president of Thailand's Haiti donation center, disclosed that the Thai government yesterday forwarded 100,000 USD to Haiti via the Royal Thai Embassy in Mexico City to be used in the purchase of necessities.

22 Jan 2010 description

BANGKOK, 22 January 2010 (NNT) - Minister to the Prime Minister's Office Veerachai Virameteekul declared that additional financial aid will soon be dispatched to Haiti after the Thai government yesterday donated 100,000 USD to the earthquake hit nation.

Mr Veerachai, acting as the president of Thailand's Haiti donation center, disclosed that the Thai government yesterday forwarded 100,000 USD to Haiti via the Royal Thai Embassy in Mexico City to be used in the purchase of necessities.

22 Jan 2010 description

BANGKOK, 22 January 2010 (NNT) - Her Royal Highness Princess Soamsawali donated 100,000 THB as a financial aid to Haitian earthquake victims.

Her Royal Highness Princess Soamsawali recently donated 100,000 THB in cash from her own personal purse, contributing to Thais help Haitian Victims Fund, set up by His Serene Highness Prince Chatri Chalerm Yugala in cooperation with Television Channel Three Thailand.

Up to this morning, the pooled fund is around 82 million THB. The fund is another channel to assist all earthquake victims in Haiti.

21 Jan 2010 description

BANGKOK, 21 January 2010 (NNT) - The government will transport about 30,000 tons of rice to help Haitian victims in the beginning of February 2010 after a magnitude 7.0 quake rocked the Caribbean country of Haiti on 12 January.

As the chair of the Haiti Donation Center, Prime Minister's Office Minister Virachai Virameteekul stated that more than 30,000 tons of rice worth 300 million THB would be sent to the country by ship early February.

20 Jan 2010 description

January 20, 2010

On 19 January 2010, Mr. Theerakun Niyom, Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs, as chairman of Inter-agency Committee on International Relief Assistance, together with Mr. Veerachai Virameteekul, Minister attached to the Prime Minister's Office, as coordinator, chaired the meeting on humanitarian assistance to Haiti which was hit by massive earthquake last week. After the meeting, they gave a press interview regarding the outcome of the meeting. Gist as follows:

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19 Jan 2010 description

BANGKOK, 19 January 2010 (NNT) - The Cabinet has resolved to support 30 million THB of financial aid and 20,000 tons of rice as well as medical teams and equipments to the quake victims in Haiti.

Following the Cabinet meeting this morning, Deputy Government Spokesperson, Mr Watchara Kannika, said the government has approved to deliver additional assistance both in cash and personnel which includes sending medical teams and equipments to assist the Haitians.

The Thai Government also opens a donation center at Government House and a bank account specifically for Haiti Relief Fund which …

19 Jan 2010 description

BANGKOK, 19 January 2010 (NNT) - Donations can be made for the quake victims in Haiti via the government's bank account.

The Royal Thai Government urges citizens to contribute financial aid for people who are facing the currrent crisis in Haiti through the newly opened Krung Thai Bank account number 067-0-05765-7. The other way to donate is at the Haiti Relief Fund Center located at the foot of Makhawan Bridge, Rajadamnern Nok Avenue from 20 January to 3 Febuary 2010 between 08.30 hrs - 16.30 hrs.

The 7.0 magnitude quake hit the Caribbean country of Haiti on 13 January 2010.

15 Jan 2010 description

BANGKOK, 15 January 2010 (NNT) - The 20,000 USD grant-in-aid the Thai government has given to Haiti after the quake is only the first portion of assistance, says Deputy Prime Minister for Security Affairs, Suthep Thaugsuban.

Reacting to criticism that the amount of money was too little, the Deputy PM rebutted that it was only initial assistance.