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Old 10-17-2005, 03:55 PM   #1
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Exclamation Earthquake victims of Pakistan


Most of you must be aware of the recent devastating earthquake in Pakistan, which killed over 40k people, injured another 60k and has left more than 2.5 million people homeless

So many people are without any food or shelter, in the remote mountainous areas of Northern Pakistan where some of world's highest mountain peaks lie, those people are struggling against the fast approaching winter and need your help as most of them have lost their homes

According to BBC the challenge here is even bigger than the 2004 tsunami.

Please help and donate for them at unicef oxfam or at any other place where you feel comfortable.

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Old 10-17-2005, 04:56 PM   #2
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It's interesting because I saw an article in the SF Chronicle, or was it NY Times/ABC news?, that people are feeling "burnt" out on donating to these disasters. First it was the Tsunami, then Hurricane Katrina, and now this earthquake in Pakistan. Donations seem to get smaller and smaller as these disasters happen.
 
Old 10-17-2005, 10:04 PM   #3
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IF the Pakistan Government did not spend ALL their extra money on weapons of mass destruction to wipe out their India Neighbors, there would more than enough money to take care of their own people!!........

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Old 10-18-2005, 01:49 AM   #4
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IF the Pakistan Government did not spend ALL their extra money on weapons of mass destruction to wipe out their India Neighbors, there would more than enough money to take care of their own people!!........
Ok, comments like these should go in the other threads we have discussing countries with WMD and not in a thread that is asking for help for such disasters. It's ok to express opinions but I think in this case, we don't need this thread to turn into a political flame war.

Keep such comments to yourself please. If you can't contribute to the actual topic that has nothing to do with WMD, then ignore it and move on. Make this your first and final warning. Don't like the policy or this moderation, take it up with the administrator.

Now back to the actual topic or this thread will be reported to be closed.
 
Old 10-18-2005, 08:43 AM   #5
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It's interesting because I saw an article in the SF Chronicle, or was it NY Times/ABC news?, that people are feeling "burnt" out on donating to these disasters. First it was the Tsunami, then Hurricane Katrina, and now this earthquake in Pakistan. Donations seem to get smaller and smaller as these disasters happen.
Yeah you are right; it seems that for the last few years natural disasters have started to occur a bit too often
 
  


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