A big earthquake with the strength of 8.1 on the Richter scale hit the Middle East .
million Muslims are dead,
and over a million are injured.
Large parts of Iraq, Iran and Syria are in a state of ruin and the governments don't know where to start with providing help to rebuild.
The rest of the world is trying to figure out how to help.
Britain is sending troops to help keep the peace.
Saudi Arabia is sending oil & monetary assistance.
Latin American countries are sending clothing.
New Zealand and Australia are sending sheep, cattle and food crops.
The Asian countries (largely China and Japan) are sending labor to assist in rebuilding the infrastructure.
Canada is sending medical teams and supplies.
Ha - you got zinged on the Wood Zone...... :)
On a serious note, the person who sent this joke to me also said that they are pulling the missionaries out of Turkey. This coming from a close working partner (not off some seedy blog on the web, like this one.... :)