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02 Aug 2011 description
report ACT Alliance

Appeal Target: US$ 27,175,768

Balance requested: US$ 3,551,901

30 Sep 2010 description
report ACT Alliance

Appeal Target: US$ 45,910,403

Balance requested: US$ 20,897,978

Geneva, 30 September 2010

The strongest earthquake in Haiti in more than 200 years, of magnitude 7.0 struck Haiti on January 12 at 16h53, with the epicenter located 15 km south-west of the capital Port-au-Prince. The nearby cities of Carrefour and Jacmel, as well as other areas to the west and south of Port-au-Prince, were also affected. It left 222,570 people killed and the number of injured estimated at 200,000 people.

19 Feb 2010 description
report ACT Alliance

Appeal Target: US$ 31,506,851

Balance requested: US$ 20,988,194

Geneva, 19 February 2010

The strongest earthquake in Haiti in more than 200 years, of magnitude 7.0 struck Haiti on January 12 at 16h53, with the epicenter located 15 km south-west of the capital Port-au-Prince. The nearby cities of Carrefour and Jacmel, as well as other areas to the west and south of Port-au-Prince, were also affected. According to the OCHA SitRep, February 8, the number of deaths has been estimated at 212,000 people and the number of injured at more than 300,000 people.

23 Jan 2010 description
report ACT Alliance

Appeal Target: US$ 19,331,559

Balance Requested: US$ 11,116,353

Geneva, 23 January 2010

Dear Colleagues,

An earthquake of magnitude 7.0 struck Haiti on 12 January at 16h53, with the epicenter located 15 km south-west of the capital Port-au-Prince. On 19 January, at least 70,000 people were killed, with estimates up to 200,000 people that could have been killed in total.

The earthquake caused massive damage to the city already beleaguered with staggering poverty. An estimated 60-80 percent of buildings in Port-au-Prince were destroyed.