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http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/4324534.stmPakistan's president has appealed for international help, saying his country cannot deal with the aftermath of the massive earthquake on its own.
At least 19,000 people are thought to have been killed in Pakistan, and it is feared the toll could rise much higher.
Come on Bush! $100,000 from the biggest ecconomy in the world. I hope this is just the tip of the icebergh as international aid goes...EU: $3.6m
UK: $177,000 and 60-strong team
China: 49 rescuers, dogs, 17 tons of equipment
Japan: 50 rescue workers
Russia: 30 rescuers, sniffer dogs, special equipment