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Monday, 3 January, 2005

Snapshot of Indian Ocean Tsunami - 0200 GMT

* Starving people besiege U.S. and Indonesian helicopters carrying food and clean water as they manage to land for first time on northwest Sumatra coast

* 1.8 million victims of the Asian tsunami need food aid, U.N. official says

* Tropical rains in Indonesia's Aceh province and flooding in Sri Lanka halt some aid deliveries

* U.N. refugee agency starts 400-tonne airlift as part of $2 billion relief operation

Source: AlertNet
5 Comments Post a Comment
Anonymous Anonymous said :

is there any blog that offers summarised details on the tsunami preferably in indonesia??

Mon Jan 03, 08:55:00 am IST  
Anonymous Anonymous said :

Has anyone heard of any assistance or donations coming out of Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, or from Austria & Switzerland??????

Mon Jan 03, 09:22:00 am IST  
Blogger Paul said :

Thanks for posting this! For Christians who would like to help with the disaster relief, there are several Christian missionary organizations that are providing relief to those suffering from the Tsunami disaster. You can find their links at:
www.heartformissions.netOn organization, Mission Aviation Fellowship, is flying supplies in.

Mon Jan 03, 10:31:00 am IST  
Blogger Sandra said :

Microsoft has committed at least 3.5 million toward the relief efforts:


Mon Jan 03, 09:26:00 pm IST  
Anonymous Anonymous said :

About Microsoft and Bill Gates and al the other rich (oil)people in the world...
I was thinking the same: where is the money, boys!!
It's ok microsoft as a company gives 3.5 mil, but what does Bill Gates do personaly????? He is one of the super multimilionaires in the world.
frank from Belgium

Fri Jan 07, 07:58:00 pm IST