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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 23, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Thunday, Morcli 13, 1972 _ THE UTKBRIDOE HERAID 27 CORK director has big task in Bangladesh Hy ARNOl.ll KEITUX Bengalis appeared to be In DACCA, Bangladesh (API such danger. A Fresjclvspcaking Canadian One United Nations official j priest, Rev. Ucnjamin Labbo, is i says: "I may be here as director of CORK, the Cliristian Organization fcr Re- lief and ReliabilitaUon. Over his desk hangs a sign reading sim- 1 starve, tlie chances also are neck out but the chances arc greater now that people will, go hungry. 1 said not ply: "God bless this mess." The four words sum up the sentiment of hundreds of Ben- galis and foreigners mired in 3 massive effort to help infant greater that people will starve or will come close to starving." Saying lie is at tlie end of a rape, the Swiss head of the UN relief opcralfon, Toni llagan, Bangalderh. j said lie lias given the Bangla- With at least X, private agen-1 desh government until Saturday eies from CORK end CARE to j lo ilsc'f organized to ease Uncle Erik's Children of Swc- choked ports, deii, more energy ttian ever be- j "By Saturday either we will fore in Bengali history is heing be working or we will be out ol spent to rarely have lie said. Bengali End foreign relief offi-1 cials say there virtually is no food grain slock in the new country. The ports are jammed witti which cannot lie moved upcouniry to clear choked warehouse space needed for new shipments maintaining the flow. Xot only that, Haean says he wants to snnp voluntary agen- cies out of what he calls the "baby fcod complex." sending itemi not immediately needed instead of cash to do things like clearing mines ard sunken ships from the biggest port, Chitla- gong. Among tinwanted items aro sets of long woollen un- rtcrwcar from Germany. Ships arc slacked up nl Chit-! tafcong because Bangladesh government lacks money to pay stevedoi-cs. As a result, tons of cor- j rugated iron Rlwcls needed (or i roofing, blankets and j more Ulan tons of mould- ering food of it from relief intended for Novem- ber, cyclone and tidal wave piled up in ChitUgong. Sliips are waiting to unload at a cost of S7.000 daily in demurrage, said Hagan, with I the total amount climbing above the j United Natiraa figurej show that besides about tons OUT ON A LIMB Parks department worker Gary MacDaugall works oul on o limb in High Park cutting dead brandies. He was taking advantage of the mild weolher to do spring cleaning. give love While a child awaits adoption, or his parents' reconciliation, he is a ward of the province. Jt takes an uncommon amount of love to take a shocked, frightened child into your heart during this troubled time. The Department of Social Development's "Parents For a While" program consists of people: your neighbors, colleagues, friends. "Parents For a While" are mature persons who respond io the challenge of giving love, understanding, and security to troubled adolescents who need it desperately. They accept and love children who have not yet learned to love. To these people, helping a young life in crisis is more important than considerations of physical disability, teen-age disorientation, or race. Interested? Contact your regional office of the Department of Health and Social Development. Or to this address: "Parents For a While" Department of Health and Socfal Development Administrative Building Edmonton, Alberta berta of food in major sea and river ports tons arc in interior government stocks with more in transit. In North Bengal, t traditional rice-surplus area, government stocks are lower than ever. 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