Thursday, January 14, 2010
No news engenders fear
We have had dozens of requests for assistance from folks here in the south wanting to go to PaP to seek out loved ones. I can understand their frustration at having no news and fearing the worst but we simply cannot subsidize these trips at this time. One of our guards, Toussaint, heard that one of his relatives was killed and that the family home was destroyed. He wants to go get them and bring them here. I am afraid that this will only become more frequent and that soon we will have to deal with thousands of displaced (refugee) people. The local general hospital is already filled with people who were hurt in the capitol. There are doctors and nurses but nothing else. No medicine, no sheets, no bandages, no food for them. Some are languishing on the floor. Keep them and us in your prayers.