Within hours of the quake, which magnitude 7.0 that Haiti’s devastating last week, and the American Red Cross has began escalating effort Relief huge load aircraft Miami-based food and water, the distribution of thousands of blankets, plastic sheeting and other supplies, pledging $ 1 million own funds and partnership with Verizon Wireless text campaign that will allow for other concerned citizens to contribute more. (As of January 18, this partnership and donations through their website and direct telephone line has generated U.S. $ 87 million.)
Up to one hundred thousand people have been killed in the earthquake that devastated that island nation. Many hundreds of thousands more have been left without food, water, shelter, utilities, and access to medical care. It is estimated that up to 3 million Haitians in need of some form of relief.
Due to the absence of the necessary infrastructure to provide food, clean water and medical care for the survivors in Haiti, public health officials fear outbreaks of diarrhea and dengue fever, malaria and measles, which could be devastating same Kalzelzal.
Hausmann said Curry, a spokesman American Red Cross “focus more along the lines of the needs rest as much as possible, tarpaulins, blankets and hygiene kits, buckets, shelter supplies, right now.” Continue Reading