Pentagon officials say they're moving as fast as they can, but logistical challenges mean it will be a week before a US Navy hospital ship arrives to help Haiti earthquake victims.
01/14/2010 01:46 pm
A Monitor reporter at the Haiti-Dominican border hears from the Red Cross about priorities and a situation that "exceeded our imagination."
01/14/2010 01:44 pm
Pledges of financial and material aid to Haiti continue to roll in from around the globe. A look at what nation's are doing to help.
01/14/2010 01:22 pm
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
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
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
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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
The US military is putting other ships on standby. In addition to assessing Haiti earthquake damage, officials are also keeping a close eye on the country's security and stability.
01/13/2010 02:36 pm
The United Nation's is saying the head of the UN mission in Haiti is missing along with other key personnel after Tuesday's earthquake. There is mounting concern about the loss of some of the most experienced aid workers in Haiti at a time when they're needed most.
01/13/2010 02:09 pm