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
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
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.
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