Over in Haiti, in Petit Goave, Missionary Ed says there were some new faces at church today.
Hello, my entire world has crumbled around me, but I still managed to put on my best clothes for worship.
Beautiful child…humbling picture.
Meanwhile, the UN is just doing a bang-up job with their relief efforts. Or not
Writes John Bolton:
Many people ask why, instead of the United States invariably taking on the burden of “first responder” to humanitarian disaster, the United Nations shouldn’t handle the job. Indeed, in the case of Haiti, there were approximately 9,000 UN uniformed peacekeepers already posted there, as well as almost 2,000 civilian UN personnel. Unfortunately, the UN’s performance over the years demonstrates it is not up to the task. In Haiti, even worse, scores of UN personnel died in the earthquake, including Hedi Annabi, the head of the overall UN mission in country.
The UN’s own internal disorganization has long made fast and effective responses almost impossible. Numerous independently governed and administered UN agencies and programs are involved in humanitarian relief efforts, and each marches to its own drummer.
Team Rubicon is selling some cool looking gear and tee shirts to cover their costs. I likee!