United States Reaches Out To Costa Rica

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The United States government, through the U.S. Embassy in San Jose, is in solidarity with the Costa Ricans affected by the passage of tropical storm Nate and is donating US$150,000 to support with the expenses of helicopter flights for the distribution of humanitarian supplies and inspection of the affected areas and communities.
The Embassy note said, “In this way, the US government responds to the request for assistance presented by the National Commission for Risk Prevention and Emergency Care of Costa Rica (CNE).”
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The US collaboration is done through the Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA), a branch of the US Agency for International Development (USAID).
OFDA, like other US government agencies such as the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Geological

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