Haiti Earthquake

By now the whole world has seen or heard of the devastation caused by a 7.0 magnitude earthquake that shook Haiti on January 12th, with particular impact on the capital Port-au-Prince. Estimates put the death toll in the tens of thousands, and the homeless or injured in the millions. As Haiti is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, a huge international aid effort is underway. See below for how to help. Google and GeoEye have released updated imagery of the city which reveals in graphic detail the extent of the destruction. Please note: the new image overlay…

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