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Haiti Disaster

POSTED: January 13, 2010, 12:00 am

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HAITI SUPPORT PROJECT
Haiti Relief Fund
Institute for the the Black World 21st Century
www.ibw21.org


AMERICAN RED CROSS
Text “HAITI” to “90999″ to make a $10 donation.
2025 E Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006
(800) REDCROSS (733-2767)

SAVE THE CHILDREN
Haiti Earthquake Children in Emergency Fund
54 Wilton Road
Westport, Conn. 06880
(800) 728-3843

U.S. FUND FOR UNICEF
125 Maiden Lane
New York, N.Y. 10038
(800) FOR-KIDS (367-5437)

The State Dept has set up a hotline for Americans to inquire after family in Haiti: 888-407-4747. They also announced a way to send donations via cellphone: text "HAITI" to "90999" and a donation of $10 will be given automatically to the Red Cross to help with relief efforts, charged to your cellphone bill.


SALVATION ARMY
1-800-SALARMY (725-2769)



NEWS COVERAGE

The New York Times

January 14


Haiti Lies in Ruins; Grim Search for Untold Dead

U.S. Mobilizes to Send Assistance to Haiti

Agony Sets In as Medics Focus on the Survivors

Haiti

What we can do to help Haiti, now and beyond

January 15

Tensions Mount in Devastated Capital as Nations Step Up Aid Pledges to Haiti

Morgue Becomes Mountain of Anguish

The Missing in Haiti


Death in the Streets of Port-au-Prince

Help Haitians Help Haiti


The Washington Post

January 14

Tens of thousands feared dead after Haiti earthquake

Obama orders rapid mobilization of U.S. rescue, relief efforts for Haiti

150 U.N. staff members remain trapped under rubble in Haiti

Haiti, the devil and Pat Robertson

January 15

Haitians struggle to find the dead and keep survivors alive after earthquake

On streets of Haiti's capital two days after quake, growing despair

Talking heads' comments about Haiti draw fire from both sides

Groups seek temporary legal status for Haitians illegally in U.S.


Officials hail USAID chief's crisis management skills


The Christian Science Monitor


January 14

Test for US, Obama in Haiti earthquake response

Haiti earthquake relief: Aid workers struggle to provide help

Haitians in Boston organize aid and wait for word from home

January 15

Haitian earthquake relief: Neighbors help neighbors as aid trickles in

Marines to aid Haitian earthquake relief. But who's in command?

Haitian earthquake relief: Obama taps Bush, Clinton for help

In Haiti, Red Cross, Wyclef Jean change charity a text at a time

Why is it taking so long for Pentagon aid to reach Haiti?


Star-Ledger

N.J. families gather in churches, community centers to console, organize drives after Haiti earthquake

N.J. residents stranded in Haiti after 7.0-magnitude earthquake

January 15

Warren County church group returns safely from Haiti quake disaster

N.J. families wait to hear from relatives after Haiti earthquake


PHOTOS: Prayer vigil in Jersey City for victims, survivors of Haiti earthquake


N.J.-based Radio Verite serves as lifeline for Haitians seeking survivors

Status of New Jersey residents missing, stranded by Haiti earthquake


Miami Herald

Floridians rush to donate money, supplies to Haiti

Damage to Haiti's main port complicates rescue

Foundations, corporations pledge Haiti relief


US halts deportations to Haiti


Archbishop of Port-au-Prince dies in Haiti quake

World Bank to provide Haiti aid worth $100 million

State Dept. checking reports of 3 US deaths


Quake had been predicted for years

U.N. peacekeepers among the dead, missing

January 15

As news trickles in, not ready yet to give up hope

Advocates pushing a `Pedro Pan' for orphans



 
 
 
 

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