"Egeland said foreign aid for the quake relief has so far been far less than what it was following last year's Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami, which killed 178,000 people and left an additional 50,000 missing.
After the tsunami, "we had about 1,000 helicopters active from the countries concerned, and from the whole international community. We have about one-tenth of this in this emergency, and we need helicopters just as badly," Egeland told PBS."
According to NationalPriorities.com the War in Iraq has so far cost the taxpayers of Multnomah County alone over $344 million. Where are the TV commericials featuring ex-US presidents pleading for the American people to extend their charity to the people of Pakistan?