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Venezuela to donate $10 million to Indonesia earthquake and tsunami victims

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Cacacas, October 6 (RHC)-- The Venezuelan government has announced that it will donate $10 million from its "solidarity fund" for Indonesian victims of the recent earthquake and tsunami. 

Venezuela's Vice President Delcy Rodriquez confirmed the news on her Twitter account, saying: "President Nicolas Maduro has approved the donation of $10 million to our sisters and brothers from Indonesia, which will be pulled from the country's solidarity fund and used to attend to the victims of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that caused thousands of deaths and injuries."

The death toll is over 1,400, with the Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management Sutopo Purwo claiming there would be more fatalities.  Currently, there are over 2,500 injuries while 114 people are still missing.

Edited by Jorge Ruiz Miyares
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