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Devastation in the Carribean

January 21, 2010 0 Comments

Haiti Earthquake Results in Mass Destruction and Loss of Life

Once again, Mother Nature has brought the world to a standstill. On January 12, 2010, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake ripped through Haiti. This tiny Caribbean nation is home to an estimated nine million people. About 80% of them live beneath the poverty level with 54% of them living in abject poverty. What has truly caught the attention of the world is not the force of the earthquake but the deadly aftermath which has already reached an estimated death toll of 200,000. …read more

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