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Earthquake Devastates Haiti


Earthquake Devastates Haiti

Haiti's capital city of Port-au-Prince was rocked by a massive 7.0 earthquake on Wednesday. Buildings were toppled and scores of people have been injured or killed, while others remain trapped in the rubble. The Red Cross is estimating about 3 million people are affected by the quake, as they rush to get rescue teams and supplies to the region.

People trying to locate U.S. citizens living or traveling in Haiti should contact the U.S. Department of State, Office of Overseas Citizens Services, at 1-888-407-4747 or 202-647-5225.

For information on how you can help, contact the American Red Cross P.O. Box 37243, Washington, D.C. 20013 or by phone at 1-800-REDCROSS or 1-800-257-7575 (Spanish) or online at www.redcross.org