Haiti’s President René Préval told a press conference Wednesday that some 170,000 bodies have been recovered from the rubble of the January 12 earthquake. More than two weeks after the disaster, large numbers of its victims have yet to receive aid: here.
Doctors and aid workers treating tens of thousands of Haitians injured in the devastating January 12 earthquake have pleaded for more international help as the country’s battered government warned that medical supplies were running dangerously low: here.
In his State of the Union speech Wednesday President Barack Obama barely mentioned the historic catastrophe unfolding on America’s doorstep, with the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Haitians and millions more left injured, hungry and homeless: here.
Concert for Haiti: here.