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31 Mar 2010 description

Catastrophic Earthquake in Haiti

Death toll reaches 230,000 - Hundreds of thousands left homeless

On January 12th, the worst earthquake in Haiti in 200 years - 7.0 in magnitude - struck less than ten miles from Port-au-Prince reducing much of the capital to rubble. Six weeks after the earthquake, the Haitian government reports that the death toll in Haiti could exceed 230,000.

16 Dec 2007 description

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2007 AT A GLANCE

During the past year, IRT deployed 38 teams, involving 171 medical and construction specialists.