A Time to Heal
I was heartened to find that in my home country, the Netherlands, a small nation of only 16 million people, more than $145 million was collected in private donations for victims of the tsunami disaster [Jan. 17]. That is in addition to the $300 million in assistance given by the government. I was glad to learn of proposals to install an early-warning system in the Indian Ocean that would alert people before a possible tsunami. In the aftermath of this disaster, philanthropists are demanding a better deal for the world's poor. There is more than enough...

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