Still fretting because there's not enough in it for you in the carbon tax? Contemplate, if you will, the technical definition of a famine:
Desmond Tutu, one of the great living human rights campaigners and the outstanding Anglican cleric of our time, turns 75 today, 7 October 2006.
This is the text of a birthday message to Archbishop Tutu written by World Council of Churches chairman, Rev. Samuel Kobia:
Pakistan earthquake one year on: 1.8 million people still in temporary shelter as snow falls - Date: 04 Oct 2006
Source: Oxfam [Reliefweb]
Some more news on cricket's involvement in the campaign to provide urgent relief for victims of the October 8 earthquake in Pakistan:
The reports of the devastation caused by the October 8 earthquake are very distressing, and we may not yet know the full extent of the tragedy. At this stage at least 54000 people have died in Pakistan and 1400 in Indian-administered Kashmir. But there is a monumental humanitarian crisis unfolding, with about three million people homeless, many in remote locations, and winter approaching rapidly.