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Archive for Friday, October 30, 2009

Donations keep flowing to American Samoa

October 30, 2009

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— Close to $300,000 in financial donations have been received in American Samoa in the month following a tsunami that claimed 34 lives in the U.S. territory.

The territorial government said Thursday about $30,000 came from individuals and organizations in Hawaii. International contributions included $15,000 from the Royal Thai Embassy and $50,000 from Tonga.

The $300,000 figure doesn’t include donations made directly to the American Red Cross or donated supplies.

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