Off topic: El-Djezair - expression of sadness and condolences to our Algerian colleagues
Thread poster: Jean-Luc Dumont

Jean-Luc Dumont  Identity Verified
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May 22, 2003

I would like to express my sadness and my condolences to our Algerian colleagues who may have relatives or friends in or near Algiers that were victims of the terrible quake that shook the Algerian capital city. I am French and have many friends from Algerian background, I share their concern and sorrow, Algeria does not need more suffering.



« ALGIERS, Algeria (May 22) - Rescue workers struggled to save survivors and international aid workers rushed to Algeria on Thursday after the most devastating earthquake in two decades struck near the capital, killing nearly 1,000 people and injuring more than 5,000. »



Patricia Posadas had very kind words for our Turkish colleagues following the earth quake in eastern Turkey (I had no access to ProZ.com at the time so I could not add my words to hers – although Turkey has a special place in my heart since my father was born and grew up in Istanbul).



Sincerely,



JL



PS – not trying to pass for Mother Teresa here- just a human being citizen of the World.







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Monika Coulson  Identity Verified
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My condolences to our Algerian colleagues and Algerian people May 22, 2003

So sad... I offer my deepest sympathies to earthquake victims and their families. My heart goes to all the families who have lost their loved ones. May they find strength and peace from God during this time.

Sincerely,

Monika



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Claudia Iglesias  Identity Verified
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Thank you Jean-Luc May 22, 2003

I also have Algeria in my heart or to express it as a friend of mine does, I left a piece of my heart there, where I lived for nine years.



It\'s really sad. My condolences.


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xxxCHENOUMI  Identity Verified
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Je compatis également May 22, 2003

Je me joins aux précédents intervenants pour exprimer à toute la communauté algérienne ici représentée et ailleurs, mes sentiments de profonde sympathie.



Sandra Jolicoeur,

Haïtienne





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Bruno Magne  Identity Verified
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Je me joins à mes collègues... May 22, 2003

dont le coeur est plus que virtuel!



Mes amitiés et courage aux colègues algériens.



Bruno Magne

POA - Brésil


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Valeria Verona  Identity Verified
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Algerian friends: May 22, 2003

Be brave!

Warm regards from Argentina.

Valeria


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Claudia Alvis  Identity Verified
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My heart is also with Algeria May 23, 2003

I want to join my collegues in this thread of support to our Algerian friends. My heart and my mind is with you.



Regards,



Claudia


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two2tango  Identity Verified
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Our humanity May 23, 2003

When confronted with the wrath of Nature, pain, suffering and death, all petty differences should be forgotten and we should remember our common humanity.



My deepest condolences to the earthquake´s victims ato their relatives and friends.



Enrique


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José Luis Villanueva-Senchuk  Identity Verified
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Energy and strength to all our friends there... May 23, 2003

Hello,



I was happy, in the midst of tragedy, to find out that my friend Rachid and his family were Ok.



Rachid (http://www.proz.com/translators/13062) lives in Malta but all his family is still in Algeria.



To those who are not as lucky as Rachid is, and still fight the despair of uncertainty:



a huge load of energy and love.



JL



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Patricia Posadas  Identity Verified
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My condolences to all Algerian people May 23, 2003

Chers collègues algériens, j\'espère que vous et vos familles êtes sains et saufs.



Pour les victimes de cette tragédie et leurs familles, courage, et toutes mes amitiés et mon affection.


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murat karahan  Identity Verified
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My condolences to the Algerian people May 23, 2003

I know from experience that an earthquake doesn\'t only shake the earth.

My deepest condolences to you all.


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TTV  Identity Verified
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De tout coeur avec le peuple algérien May 24, 2003

dans cette épreuve. Je me joins aux autres. Merci JL d'avoir ouvert ce topic.

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nordine
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Grand Merci May 28, 2003

Je ne sais s'il est covenable de vous dire merci dans pareilles circonstances, car toute sympathie de votre part ne m'étonne aucunment. Vos pensées nous touchent énormément. Je sais, ainsi que bien d'autres algériens, que nos amis se comptent par millions.

Mais rassurez-vous nous sommes de nature retive au malheur...nous panserons nos blessures et reconstruirons de nouveau et notre Algérie ne sera que meilleure.


Bonne nuit à tous

Nordine


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A word of thanks Jun 14, 2003

I just want to say 'thank you' to all those who had a thought and an expression of sympathy toward the people of Algeria after the tragic earthquake that Northern parts of the country.

The Algerian people endured a lot over the last two decades, often in silence and solitude.

Your messages of sympathy are proof that we are not alone and that we belong to a large human family that cares.

My thoughts are also directed to other individuals and peoples who suffer in so many different ways.

Merci de tout coeur.

Rachid


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