Pray for the victims of Myanmar, pray that their government cease to be paranoid of outside help. We must be moved to compassion. Pray that food and supplies will be smuggled into the country. If drug dealers can invade our nation…we must find a way to get help to these suffering people. -ChriS The following was posted on yahoo:
US warships laden with supplies for Myanmar’s cyclone victims will sail away after the junta refused their help, even as aid workers Wednesday pleaded for more help to reach about a million survivors.
The US Navy said they would withdraw the four ships — carrying helicopters, amphibious vehicles and water purifying equipment — from off the coast after repeated attempts to convince the regime to let them in.
“But they have refused us each and every time. It is time for the USS Essex group to move on to its next mission,” Admiral Timothy Keating, commander of US Pacific Command, said in a statement.
“I am both saddened and frustrated to know that we have been in a position to help ease the suffering of hundreds of thousands of people and help mitigate further loss of life, but have been unable to do so because of the unrelenting position of the Burma military junta,” he added. read it all