Quotes of the Day

Kota Furukawa, Indonesia
Monday, Oct. 05, 2009

Open quoteI don't think the United Nations considers this area a priority because it is, well, gone. No one is going to find survivors here.Close quote

  • of the Japanese Rescue Association, on last week's earthquake in Indonesia that killed more than 600 people, trapping many for days; rescue workers were limited, which was attributed to a lack of help from the U.N.
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