. . . Wednesday October 19, 2005

Is it Really a Small World Afterall?

From Kofi Annan on quake relief:

There are no excuses. If we are to show ourselves worthy of calling ourselves members of humankind, we must rise to this challenge. Our response will be no less than a measure of our humanity.

Remember the sense of disbelief you felt when you saw the waters flood in New Orleans, how unthinkable it all was?

As of this moment, there are still about 120,000 kids in one region of Pakistan who have yet to be reached by relief workers.

Relief angencies still need about 2 million blankets.

3 million people in Pakistan have been left homeless.

And remember the frustration you felt when you watched the ridiculous inefficiences of leaders, both local and federal, in Katrina’s aftermath?

Imagine what it’s like to be under the rubble and red tape in Kashmir right about now.

Concentration is important!