The damage to the infrastructure from the earthquake in haiti was staggering more than 300,000 homes collapsed or were critically damaged it is estimated that 60. Care works in haiti providing earthquake relief and helping those affected by the cholera outbreak you can help too by making a donation today. Haiti's magnitude 70 earthquake of jan 12, 2010, left 220,000 people dead, 300,000 injured and rubble nearly everywhere the catastrophe also unleashed. By donovan webster, globalpost to see where the enormous sums of humanitarian aid directed to haiti after its catastrophic earthquake in 2010 went, a.
Read fast facts from cnn about the 2010 earthquake in haiti, which struck january 12, 2010. Maxi journeyed to northern haiti to see joseph, the only person who could understand her ordeal they were not friends previously, but after surviving the earthquake. This is a documentary produced during 2 trips to haiti early 2010 i shot the entired hd video with canon eos dslr 5dmkii and edited through adobe premiere. The 2010 haiti earthquake (french: séisme de 2010 à haïti haitian creole: tranblemanntè 12 janvye 2010 nan peyi ayiti) was a catastrophic magnitude 70 m w.
In the aftermath of the january 2010 earthquake in haiti, usaid has provided relief, recovery and long-term reconstruction assistance. The major earthquake that struck haiti tuesday may have shocked a region unaccustomed to such temblors, but the devastating quake was not unusual in that it was caused by the same forces. Haiti's earthquake impacted its economy by driving down growth 51% its damage totaled $87 billion. On jan 12, 2010, a devastating earthquake with a magnitude of 70 struck haiti, killing more than 160,000 and displacing close to 15 million people five year later.
Haiti earthquake news find breaking news, commentary, and archival information about haiti earthquake from the latimes it has survived 19 coups, military rule, hurricanes and even a. Thousands of people are feared dead after a massive earthquake measuring 73 on the richter scale hit the impoverished caribbean island of haiti.
Read the three years update on dec member agencies work in haiti haiti before the earthquake haiti was 145th of 169 countries in the un human development index. What decisions would you make as an earthquake survivor, aid worker, or journalist in haiti after the earthquake inside the haiti earthquake is a first-person simulation based on. Everything you need to know about the 2010 earthquake haiti has a desperately sorrowful history, with poverty, natural disasters and political instability presenting significant problems.
Haiti earthquake of 2010: large earthquake that occurred on january 12, 2010, in haiti and the dominican republic. Wismond exantus was pulled from the ruins of a hotel after 11 days estimates of the numbers killed in the haitian earthquake range from 100,000 to 200,000 this is how events unfolded after. Eight years after a devastating earthquake struck haiti, donations given to the american red cross in its aftermath are still at work we not only helped save lives.
In 2010, the international rescue committee responded to a devastating earthquake in haiti that forced more than two million people from their homes. The earthquake that devastated haiti tuesday was the strongest temblor to hit the island nation in more than 200 years the magnitude 70 quake caused tremendous damage that officials have. The 2010 haiti earthquake was reported to have left between 220,000 and 300,000 people dead and up to 16 million homeless the. Haiti has been struck by a 70 magnitude earthquake, killing an unknown number of people the small, impoverished country is prone to severe and deadly natural disasters, especially. The guardian - back to home the haiti sex scandal has engulfed the charity in a crisis unprecedented in its figures for earthquake relief range from $10bn to. A huge earthquake causes devastation across haiti, with thousands of people feared dead, including many foreign peacekeepers.