It would appear that the decadent West has contributed hundreds of millions of dollars to assist Haiti and the oil-rich Islamic nation of Saudi Arabia – nothing. Perhaps Allah is a racist.
What do Alyssa Milano, Sandra Bullock, Lance Armstrong, Gisele Bundchen, the country of Senegal and — very possibly — you have in common?
All — including you — have donated more funds to the Haitian relief effort than oil-rich nations like Saudi Arabia and Iran.
That’s right … if you personally have donated money to help the earthquake-stricken people of Haiti, then you have contributed more money than the governments of Saudi Arabia and Iran, whose combined dollar donation is a big fat zero.
As Haiti slowly recovers from last week’s earthquake, nearly $400 million has been donated by countries, individuals and organizations to the devastated nation, accordign to United Nations documents.
But the goodwill has been far from balanced. India, which has one of the world’s largest gross domestic products, has donated $1 million, a figure matched or eclipsed by much smaller economies like the Czech Republic ($1.1 million), Botswana ($1.1 million) and Senegal ($1 million).
And those donations have been matched or topped by individuals like Bill Gates, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt.
And, within days, Israel had set up a field hospital:
IDF Medical and Rescue Team has set up a Field Hospital, Beginning to Rescue and Treat hundreds.
The IDF Medical and Rescue Team has arrived in Haiti, set up a field hospital in Port-Au-Prince and is beginning to treat patients there. In addition, the forces are locating and rescuing survivors trapped in ruined buildings, including many who were injured during the collapse of the UN headquarters.