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child.jpgMuch of the main page of today is occupied by a button that lets you donate to the Internationa Red Cross relief efforts in Southeast Asia.

Over 80,000 people have died, many of them children.

Tens of thousands more are at grave risk of death by disease.

Please give what you can to support the relief efforts.

For more information on how you can help, go to The South-East Asia Earthquake and Tsunami weblog.

(The photo, taken from Reuters, was captioned "An Indian child tsunami survivor holds on to a shirt donated by a volunteer organisation in Cuddalore, about 180 km (112 miles) south of the Indian city of Madras, 29 Dec 04.")

Update: If you reload the amazon page with the donation amount, you can watch it go up by thousands in a few minutes. They're at over 1 million dollars now, but so much more will be needed to help children like the one in the picture.

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Why is it that, at the same time I've reading a story in which it's announced that the death toll in the South Asian earthquake and tsunami now tops 80,000, and is expected to rise well over 100,000 before all is said and done, that my eye...

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