Tuesday, October 11, 2005

Help victims of S. Asia earthquake

We can all sink or we can float
‘Cuz we’re all in the same big boat
It may seem a milion miles away
But it gets a little closer every day
One world is enough
For all of us
--The Police, “One World (Not Three)”
The Network for Good has a list of international organizations that are aiding the thousands of victims of last weekend's earthquake. Out of those listed, my first two choices would be Episcopal Relief and Development (gotta plug my Church) and Doctors Without Borders, who won the 1999 Nobel Peace Prize for their tremendous work helping people in need regardless of politics or culture.

It seems like less attention is being devoted to this tragedy than last year's tsunami. Are we all feeling post-Katrina disaster fatigue? It's hard not to turn away from the Kashmiris' unimaginable suffering after all we saw last month. But if you can help even a little, please consider it.

That's all. G'night.


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