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  • January 15, 2010  

    The scene in Port-au-Prince worsened with casualty estimates climbing and survivors begging for relief. Independent Television News reports on the staggering human toll of the earthquake. Continue reading

  • January 14, 2010   BY Margaret Warner  

    In all the public statements we’ve heard about the Haitian tragedy — from President Barack Obama, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton or USAID chief Rajiv Shah — no one had mentioned a key concern underlying the aggressive U.S. response. But … Continue reading

  • January 14, 2010   BY Hari Sreenivasan  

    NPR correspondent Carrie Kahn called us late this afternoon from Haiti, where she has been covering treatment of quake victims and the frantic search for survivors in the hills around Port-au-Prince. She described American doctors’ saying their patients there were … Continue reading

  • January 14, 2010   BY Dave Gustafson  

    We spoke this afternoon with Bob Poff, the Salvation Army’s divisional director of disaster services in Haiti, via Skype. Poff’s apartment was destroyed and he and his wife lost most of their belongings. Quake victims have been pouring into their … Continue reading

  • January 14, 2010   BY Dave Gustafson  

    We received an e-mail Wednesday from Ian Rawson, managing director of Hopital Albert Schweitzer Haiti — a 100-bed referral hospital in central Haiti’s Artibonite Valley three hours north of Port-au-Prince — about what he was witnessing: We were not affected … Continue reading

  • January 14, 2010   BY Chris Amico  

    Images of this week’s massive earthquake in Haiti are now flowing out of the country as aid workers and journalists flow in. What we have seen so far confirms the obvious: devastation is massive and widespread. Buildings collapsed. Homes destroyed. … Continue reading

  • January 14, 2010   BY Jason M. Breslow  

    As Haiti continues to reel from Tuesday’s devastating earthquake, Americans are donating to the relief effort in droves, and for the first time ever, tens of thousands are doing so via text message. Any mobile phone user can donate $10 … Continue reading

  • January 14, 2010   BY Talea Miller  

    Treating the injured is still the first priority in Port au Prince, but experts are raising the alarm about the urgent need to address other health issues before it’s too late. Dr. Tammam Aloudat, of the International Federation of Red … Continue reading

  • January 14, 2010   BY Quinn Bowman  

    President Obama spoke in the diplomatic room of the White House for the second time in as many days Thursday to address the U.S. government’s ongoing response to the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti this week. He announced that U.S. … Continue reading

  • January 14, 2010   BY Jason M. Breslow  

    Day two of rescue and relief efforts kicked off in Haiti Thursday morning, as governments and international aid organizations raced to deliver food, medicine and other critical supplies in the wake of Tuesday’s devastating earthquake. An Air China plane carrying … Continue reading