Thursday, October 06, 2005

Rivalry 'Hampered' Tsunami Aid Response - Yahoo! News UK

Rivalry 'Hampered' Tsunami Aid Response - Yahoo! News UK: "Rivalry 'Hampered' Tsunami Aid Response
Sky News Wednesday October 5, 07:46 PM

The Asian tsunami relief effort was hampered by rivalries between agencies, according to the British Red Cross.The relief charity said there was no effective co-ordination and the wrong type of aid was sent. In a report into the aid response, the Red Cross said the 2004 Boxing Day disaster initially overwhelmed agencies.

But lives were not lost as they grappled to come to terms with the scale of the tragedy."


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