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The Disaster

On Tuesday January 12, 2010 at 4:53 P.M. local time the island nation of Haiti suffered a magnitude 7.0 earthquake.  The earthquake was centered approximately 16 miles from the capital, Port-au-Prince, and caused widespread devastation.  As of January 23, 2010 the Haitian government confirmed a death toll in excess of 110,000 people.

More information about the earthquake itself is available from the Haiti Earthquake Wikipedia article.

Getting Help and/or Information

Here are some links to help for Haitians living in the Boston-area and information about family members and friends in Haiti:

How You Can Help

Here are some links for those of you who want to help the Haitian earthquake victims:

We will be updating this information over the coming weeks.


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