Friday, January 07, 2005

Asian Tsunami Disaster

Asian Tsunami Disaster as of today... a very good compilation of slideshow, news, features, analyses, etc. by Yahoo! News.

Death Toll From Tsunami Climbs to 147,000

The official death toll from the Asian tsunami climbed dramatically to 147,000 Friday and authorities held out little hope for tens of thousands still missing. Flying over miles of ravaged shoreline, a shaken U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan asked: "You wonder where are the people? What has happened to them?" Follow this link for complete and update coverage.

Also International Breaking News from The Globe and Mail: Tsunami toll jumps as more bodies found.

Banda Aceh, Indonesia — UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan described Friday the devastation on Indonesia's tsunami-battered Sumatra island as the worst he has ever seen, while authorities there pulled 7,000 new bodies from the rubble, bringing the confirmed overall death toll to nearly 147,000. Follow this link for full article.

So, I urge you... please do help in any way you can. Someone at the other parts of the world really need it.

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