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19 Jan 2010 description
report World Relief

Baltimore, MD - January 19, 2010: One week after Haiti's cataclysmic earthquake, Baltimore-based World Relief is providing urgent medical care and feeding hundreds of survivors in Port-au-Prince.

The relief agency is running several feeding centers in partnership with local churches - providing hot meals every day for hundreds of quake victims, desperate for food and water.

In the next few days, World Relief will expand its hot meal network in the capital, and distribute tarps for emergency shelter.

The agency's country director, Dr. Hubert Morquette, and Dr.

13 Jan 2010 description
report World Relief

World Relief has dispatched its Disaster Response team to Haiti following Tuesday's massive earthquake.

Right now, the situation in the capital Port-au-Prince is critical. Dr. Hubert Morquette, World Relief's Country Director, described the scene as "devastating and grave."

An estimated 3 million people have been impacted, tens of thousands have been killed or injured, and many remain trapped in the rubble of collapsed buildings. Traumatized and grief-stricken, people wander the streets in a daze.

12 Jan 2010 description
report World Relief

A massive 7.3 magnitude quake struck Haiti on Tuesday.

World Relief is assessing the situation and will be responding with assistance to the victims.

Early reports indicate that damage is widespread in the capital Port-au-Prince - and casualties could be severe.

Two strong aftershocks sparked fear and panic, and a tsunami alert was issued.

There were reports of extensive damage to buildings in the capital, including a hospital that reportedly collapsed.

An eyewitness at the scene reported that the city was "just gray with dust."

Haiti, the poorest nation in the …