The recent earthquake in Haiti has captured the world’s attention.
One of the poorest countries in the world – 70% of Haiti’s population live on less that $2 a day and 50% are unemployed.
The consequence of a major natural disaster in a country such as Haiti is vast and catastrophic.
As reported by smh.com.au – 9th February 2009
Deputy Prime Minister Julia Gillard, her voice wavering with choked-up emotion, has told the nation’s Parliament the Victorian bushfire tragedy will remembered as one of the darkest days in Australia’s peacetime history.
She offered Parliament’s deepest and most sincere condolences to suffering families and to lost communities.
“The seventh of February 2009 will now be remembered as one of the darkest days Read more