Myanmar Catastrophe

A thoughts…

Social…

So far the death toll is in the 10’s of thousands but some are estimating that it will rise to 100 thousand as the rubble and water are cleared. Help is desperately needed. Please get your church’s, social networks, clubs and coworkers together to do what you can. Often times people demand gov’ts to do more but beyond my beliefs that this is never effective, but in this case (see below) the Myranmar gov’t is not letting gov’t relief workers in. CNN has some charities that are working in the area already on their website

Political…

Several governments and relief agencies are saying that the red tape to get into Myranmar is so extensive that they are not able to get visas to get in and deliver goods and supplies that they have waiting in Thailand ready to deliver. Gov’t controls and regulations rarely help anything. Here they are actually killing people.