There has been an outpouring of aid in response to the disastrous earthquake in Haiti, which has taken the lives of anywhere from 45,000 to 200,000 depending on . Asian countries have responded. Many Asian countries have been themselves befallen by natural disasters in recent years. The following chart lists those Asia-Pacific countries who have joined the relief effort so far, compiled from various sources.
China: Has pledged a relief package worth US$4.4 million (even though Haiti does not officially recognize the People's Republic of China. Eight Chinese nationals were however killed in the quake)
India: US$1 million
Japan: Announced it would donate up to US$5 million in aid along with $330,000 of tents and blankets.
South Korea: US$1 million
Taiwan: US$5 million (Haiti is one of the 23 countries that recognize Taipei rather than Beijing).
Indonesia: US$1 million
Agence France Presse (hosted by Yahoo! News), "China confirms eight nationals killed in Haiti," January 17, 2010,http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20100117/wl_asia_afp/haitiquakeaidchinataiwa...
Bangkok Post, "Government considers more aid," January 18, 2010, http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/local/31184/govt-considers-more-aid
Kim Sue-young, "S. Korea to Provide Haiti With $1 Mil. Aid," Korea Times, January 14, 2010,http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/nation/2010/01/116_59013.html
Times of India, "PM announces five million dollar aid for quake-hit Haiti," January 15, 2010, http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/PM-announces-five-million-dolla...