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December 28, 2004

The Asia Quake Crisis

The death toll from the earthquake and tsunamis stands at over 25,000 with over a million homeless.

Looks like a quite a few bloggers have already posted calls to action and links to aid agencies including Russ Weakley, Keith Robinson and Molly Holzschlag.

Meanwhile Nick Bradbury is donating all proceeds from the sale of TopStyle and FeedDemon to the International Red Cross.

If you're an Aussie, below is a list of aid agencies collecting donations (links courtesy Russ):

Finally, Evelyn Rodriguez over at Crossroads Dispatches, was on Phi Phi Don island off the Andaman coast of Thailand when the tidal wave hit and has posted a couple of accounts [1|2].

UPDATE 1 December 29: The latest from Evelyn Rodriguez, Humbled by Stories of Tsunami Survivors.

UPDATE 2 December 29: Via the Radiant Marketing Group, The South-East Asia Earthquake and Tsunami blog started by some Asian bloggers offers news and information about resources, aid, donations and volunteer efforts. See also this report about blog coverage on the crisis.

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