I know you've all seen the horrific images plastered on the front pages and all over the Internet. Its things like this that question my faith in God, and other religious beliefs. How do these things happen to these people?
So we all know that a 7.0 earthquake has devastated the Caribbean Island of Haiti, killing tens of thousands.
What you may not know;
Basically two years ago the United Nations(UN) declared Haiti a lost cause, for the most part, and pulled out a majority of their funding, and relief. Haiti has no real economy, infrastructure, no natural resources to offer, no nothing. They cannot build on what little they have. Not to mention, most foreign aid also was revoked, and left Haiti in a more desperate state. Oh, I have yet to mention they have had like over a dozen natural disasters since 2000, this being the worst.
I saw a report on the International aid funding coming in, and the US had matched the World Bank's donation of $100million. Canada donated $5million plus troops and supplies. Not bad, but I'm sure Starbucks still cleared their $70 million on the day.
It really has me wondering so many things. How is it that such a poor nation can endure so much? Why do bad things happen to good people? If there is a 'higher power', why does it allow these things to happen? A train of questions that will never be answered. And what do you think the victims are wondering?
Please keep the country of Haiti, and its persevering people in your thoughts and prayers