Message to President Oswaldo Lopez Arellano of Honduras About Hurricane Disaster.
Dear General Lopez:
On behalf of the Government and people of the United States, I extend our profound sympathy to you and the Honduran people on the tragic loss of life and suffering caused by the hurricane which struck your country. The close bonds of friendship between our countries evoke particularly strong feelings of solidarity with the Honduran people at times like these. You may be assured of our continuing interest in and support for the courageous efforts which you and your people are making to alleviate human distress and initiate recovery from this tragedy.
GERALD R. FORD
Note: The text of the message was issued by the White House, together with details on relief efforts.
Hurricane Fifi struck Honduras on September 18, 1974.
Gerald R. Ford, Message to President Oswaldo Lopez Arellano of Honduras About Hurricane Disaster. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/256710