With nearly 70,000 dead, the earthquake in Kashmir has become a worse humanitarian nightmare for the UN than even the Tsunami.
It says governments have pledged only around 30% of what is really needed despite the continuing problems and more expected in the coming weeks.
Blogs from all over the world today have combined together to form Blog Quake Day to keep the disaster in the public arena and try and keep raising money for this humanitarian disaster.
According to Oxfam
France, Austria, Belgium, Finland, Greece, Portugal, Spain – $0
Oxfam warns that the gap between an emergency appeal being announced and funds actually being received is vast, and could mean the difference between life and death for many thousands of survivors. Only about 20% of the money requested in the appeal has actually been given.
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