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21 Jan 2010 description
report Help the Aged

As aftershocks hit Haiti once more, aid agencies are working round the clock to meet the needs of the Haitian people.

Urgently needed assistance is reaching older people affected by the massive earthquake in Haiti. A week after the devastating damage to Port-au-Prince and surrounding areas, survivors were still being found, including one older woman who had been trapped in the rubble of a church. As part of the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC), Age Concern and Help the Aged are working with other agencies to raise funds and coordinate emergency efforts.

13 Jan 2010 description
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Haiti's worst earthquake for two centuries has devastated one of the world's poorest countries.