I'm sure the death toll will go up. And others will make the following point, I am sure. But the difference in death between Chile and Haiti is incredibly striking. And one further reason why those who happen to be unlucky enough to get themselves born into poverty and a poorly run country get hit from every conceivable angle. One can only come away from a comparison with the hideous thought of how preventable many of the Haiti deaths must have been.
And in answer to the question posed at Always Judged Guilty, I absolutely do not remember this advance notice for a tsunami. There is something so unnerving about knowing those giant waves are traveling and traveling. If I remember correctly, the tsunami of a few years ago had very poor advance notice. Let's hope the advance notice can actually allow people to get their act together to evacuate.
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