Many of us living in Rome were shaken awake in the early hours of Monday morning by the earthquake which has caused such devastation and loss of life in Abruzzo.The Croce Rossa Italiana, the Italian Red Cross, is collecting funds for the relief effort HERE. The form is in Italian but don't be put off - simply choose Sisma Abruzzo in the first drop-down menu. Importo, is the amount you wish to donate (in Euros). Individuals should check Sono un privato. Then put your first name, last name, address, city, nation (United States = Stati Uniti, United Kingdom = Regno Unito), telephone, fax, and email. Check the Acetto box for the privacy terms and then Invia (send).