The French to the rescue

As they helped us so much in the Revolutionary War, the French are looking at helping us again.

French humanitarian aid officials met on Thursday to examine ways of providing support for victims of Hurricane Katrina (search) in the United States, a French Foreign Ministry spokesman said. France is considering ways of mobilizing relief teams from the French Antilles (search) in the Caribbean, ministry spokesman Denis Simonneau said at a news conference.

“France expresses its readiness to bring this aid based on the needs American authorities express,” he said. French authorities were following Katrina’s aftermath “with particular attention,” he added.

I was wondering how much aide we would get from other countries, and I was expecting none. I’m glad to be wrong. (via Instapundit)

I’m hearing on the evening news that both Mexico and Germany are promising to help as well.

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