Wednesday, January 19, 2005

Tsunami left 1 million without livelihood - U.N.

This shocking article describes how much a guest worker plan is needed to help these people:

GENEVA (Reuters) - Asia's tsunami left over 1 million people without the means to make a living, but effective aid could see more than half of them back at work within a year, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) said on Wednesday.

In Indonesia and Sri Lanka, which took the brunt of the Dec. 26 disaster, the cost in jobs was around 1 million, it said.

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