Snap-O Fact #88

Post date: Feb 01, 2012 9:57:54 PM

Snap-O Fact #88


After the catastrophic tsunami and earthquake hit Japan, President Obama immediately sent both spiritual and material aid. Not only were our prayers and consolation transmitted through our President, but also physical support was instantly transported to our ally. Right after the accident, two United States aircraft carriers were dispatched to Japan while another ship headed to Mariana Island in the Pacific Ocean to assist the victims. The President also promised Japanese Prime Minister Kan that the United States would help to secure Japan’s nuclear power plants after the incident.

The president will be meeting on January 25th, 2012 with U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator Raj Shah to topic of discuss the disaster assistance. They're also expected to examine U.S. humanitarian aid efforts in Haiti, Afghanistan, Pakistan, the Middle East, and Africa,"

Did you know that less than 2% of America's budget is spent on all foreign aid?