MickyG at best you are naive,at worst you are callous.
Well i am not going to assume you know what your talking about... heck, you might be some 16 year old trying to stick out. But for future reference, don't put this on the list of things to do again.
The amazing thing is how the far east has been pummeled by mother nature recently. With the tidal wave in Indonesia, the typhoon in Myanmar and the earthquake in china. My prayers are with them all.
I think I better start re-familiarizing myself with the good book, especially the book especially the book of Matthew, rough times are ahead for us all.