Haiti disaster details unfolding
Food For The Poor is responding to the devastation caused by yesterday's deadly earthquake, which hit about 10 miles outside of the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince. The earthquake had a preliminary magnitude of 7.0.
We at Food For The Poor want to relay the following to our donors and to loved ones of those who may be affected:
- The current number of dead and missing is estimated to between 100,000 and 500,000
- The entire capital of Port-au-Prince appears damaged or destroyed
- Hospitals and the Presidential Palace were demolished, and a portion of Food For The Poor’s main office in Port-au-Prince has collapsed
- Emergency relief is desperately needed
Food For The Poor will continue to do everything we can to reach out to the suffering people of Haiti — and we’ll keep you updated as we learn new information. Thank you for your compassionate support.
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