Friday, 16 May 2008

AGLA NY calls its members and friends to help people in Myanmar and China

Armenian Gay & Lesbian Association of New York (AGLA NY) calls its members and friends to help with financial assistance victims of natural disasters in Myanmar and China:

"Most of you will remember the devastating Earthquake that hit Armenia in 1988 and how important relief efforts were to helping in the reconstruction of Northern Armenia. Natural disasters have struck again, this time in Myanmar and in China. Over 12,000 are dead in China alone and many more injured."

Clean-up operation in Dujiangyan on May 15, 2008













According to the latest data, death toll in China could reach 50 000 and over, and in Myanmar  - "Burma's state media have raised the official death toll to 43 318 with 27 838 missing," AFP news agency said.

A large statue of Buddha sits in water at a temple heavily damaged in last week's cyclone on the outskirts of Rangoon

*photos -  via BBC' and  BBC''

No comments: