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Haiti's Devastating Quake

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Haiti's Devastating Quake

An estimated 250,000 people were killed in the quake that hit Haiti on Jan. 12, 2010, a death toll many times that of the disaster in Japan. The economic cost of that quake was estimated at $14 billion by the Inter-American Development Bank.

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