Xinhua reports that
One must commend the Chinese authorities and those overseeing the relief effort for the amazing job they have done despite massive challenges. (One must also note the irony that a country long seen as violating its citizens’ human rights is doing so much more for their citizens caught in a natural disaster than the American government did for the citizens of New Orleans.)
The good news is that it appears, that while limiting the amount of incoming aid shipments, they appear to be increasing the numbers they are allowing in. So there is some guarded optimism. Among the bad news, weather forecasts predict more bad weather this week for the cyclone-devastated country.
Through the recent disasters in
As for us as citizens of our respective countries, while we have no control over disasters happening, we do have the power to each give a little cash to aid relief efforts in the Chinese earthquake and Myanmar cyclone paths, choosing a charity of our choice that has been working in the country for years.