Condolence to the Haitians
A natural disaster knows no one. It is neither your friend nor
mine. It could be you today and another tomorrow. When it
comes it causes maximum damage. Lives and properties are lost.
A natural disaster does not distinguish between the rich and the
poor nations. It does not distinguish between the rich and poor
families. It does not distinguish between the weak and the strong
neither does it distinguish between the wise and the foolish.
Tuesday 12, January 2010 has become a day the Haitians never
wished they experienced. Many who lost their lives might have
preferred they never saw the year 2010. But the truth is that one
can never be wisher than fate. If a prophet had given an early
warning, those who lost their lives might have made
arrangements to leave the city. Some may have been praying on
that day. Some may have been partying. Some little children may
have been playing while some may have been sleeping. Suddenly
Tuesday January, 12 came to write its name in history books.
January 12 2010 will never be forgotten in the lives of the
Haitians. The history of the Haitians will not be complete without
a page for this day. A page of tears and anguish. Nobody knows
why January 12 2010 chose to be a day the people of Haiti are to
Over 100,000 lives and properties worth millions of dollars have
been lost to last week’s earth quake (punch of Monday January
18, 2010). Five days after survivors were still being rescued.
According to the Vanguard of Monday January 18 2010 three
survivors were pulled from the rubble. A seven year old girl, a
man aged 34 and a 50 year old woman were rescued at dawn at
the Caribbean market store. (The Vanguard). Who knows the
number trapped crying in pains for rescue.
The pains and anguish these victims passed through may not be
quantified. Thanks to the United Nations (UN) for the relief
materials taken to some parts of the city. The UN cannot do it
alone. Let us as individuals contribute our quota to support the