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By now, you will have likely heard about the tragic earthquake in Sichuan Province, China.
While China is a powerful and rich country, help is needed.
Well the authorities are still working that out but if it’s anything like the tragic situation in 2008, it’s less to do with sending clothes and food and more to do with getting medicines and items that can help ensure hygiene to the people … however the best places to learn what is needed and what you can do to help is either …
… though scarily, as I write this, a few hours after the earthquake happened, there is nothing up on either website – though I know that will change very soon.
[Please note you may be better off contacting the International Red Cross rather than the China ‘branch’ as sadly they were previously implicated – though vehemently denied – in some shady practices. That said, they are already there helping, so hopefully their alleged issues of the past are just that … past]
Any help is good help, so please – however small, even if it’s just making sure people know about this situation – help.
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