For those who have lost family members, the pain must be indescribable and we can only send our heartfelt sympathy.
But what of tangible nature can we do?
The Dame is sure that someone is setting up a Just Giving page. If so, could the Dame have details so she can provide a link?
Sad Badger also came up with an intensely practical idea. Throughout London, there are blocks of empty flats waiting for those elusive overseas buyers.
The owners should be gently persuaded to donate use of their flats until permanent housing can be found.
What we need to avoid is putting families into the hands of racketeering landlords of quasi-slum property-of which there are many.