A guy who my brother was friends with at school was on the train in sri lanka where only 10-20 ppl survived (he was one), when he was 18 he was also involved in a near fatal car accident. He's been in several of the papers and been on the news.
To actually see the wave hit go to, waveofdestruction.org, it is so upsetting so some people might not want to see the videos. But i have just seen one called 'how fragile we are' and i'm shocked..... watch it.
Does anyone know how I can volunteer in the Midlands to do packing or sorting or something?
mum and i just went to thailand last year..... thailand is a lovely place, it had come up to my mind that i want to stay there forever.... and i will going back again if i got chance even though everything was wash away....
i'm so sorry wild thing, can't imagine how you must feel. especially when there's been loss on such a scale, it must be intensified so much more
PM John Howard just came on TV and made an announcement to the nation.
Australia has pledged 1 billion dollars in aid. Not bad for a small country of 19 million. Good effort!
Public donations of the aussie public are reaching 130 million.