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HOUSE

RESOLUTION No. ___




Introduced by: Friend


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    A HOUSE RESOLUTION offering our condolences, prayers, and support to the victims and their families of the Indian Ocean earthquake and the resulting tsunamis.

    Whereas, More than 150,000 people are believed to be dead or missing in twelve countries in Southeast Asia and Africa as a result of the tsunamis and earthquake;

    Whereas, Five million people have been displaced by this natural disaster and need the basic staples of food and shelter during this critical time;

    Whereas, The United States Flag will be flown at half-staff at all public buildings and grounds out of respect for the victims of the Indian Ocean earthquake and the resulting tsunamis;

    Whereas, The people of the United States and around the world have shown their amazing generosity with their pledge to donate billions of dollars of supplies and aid; and



    Whereas, Hoosiers are also mobilizing to send aid through their churches, civic groups, and their local Red Cross: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the House of Representatives

of the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

    SECTION 1. That the Indiana House of Representatives respectfully mourns the victims of this natural disaster.

    SECTION 2. That the Indiana House of Representatives sends condolences to the countries affected by this tragic earthquake and tsunamis.





RR 4502/DI jh

2005


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