After the Haiti earthquake, which US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton estimates affected 3 million people, President Obama pledged $100 million in US assistance. Aid groups say food, medicine and "tents and more tents" are needed. Getting the port up and running and roads open are also top priority.
01/14/2010 10:45 am
The US Department of Homeland Security has halted deportation of Haitians in the wake of the Haiti earthquake. But some are pressing for some 30,000 Haitians in the US illegally to be given 'temporary protection status'.
01/14/2010 10:37 am
Two days after the Haiti earthquake, outside help has started to pour into Port-au-Prince as Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the death toll may be in 'tens of thousands.' A US carrier is steaming toward Haiti, and British, Brazilian, Chinese, and other aid teams are already on the ground.
01/14/2010 10:08 am
Looking for relatives in Haiti, who may be missing after the Haiti earthquake? Here are some key contacts.
01/14/2010 09:46 am
The lack of coordination, duplication of effort and mismanagement of resources that often plagues relief efforts will be avoided this time, according to Michael Delaney, director of humanitarian assistance for Oxfam America.
01/13/2010 05:48 pm
The US response to the Haiti earthquake will be important for America's – and President Obama's – image in the region.
01/13/2010 05:47 pm
The Boston area has one of the largest Haitian populations in the US. The community is trying to overcome its shock to find ways to help Haiti after its devastating earthquake.
01/13/2010 05:12 pm
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The Haiti earthquake destroyed thousands of homes and the Haitian government is warning that "hundreds of thousands" could be dead. But death tolls are frequently inaccurate in the immediate aftermath of such disasters.
01/13/2010 04:26 pm
Group's like Wyclef Jean's Yéle Haiti and the Red Cross are offering services in which you can donate $5 or $10 for Haiti relief efforts just by sending a text message from your cellphone. But watch out for scams.
01/13/2010 03:45 pm