Haiti Devastated by Quake.

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    Haiti Devastated by Quake; Scores Believed Dead - International News | News of the World | Middle East News | Europe News - FOXNews.com

     
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    Horrid.
     
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    the loss is overwhelming
     
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    Maybe, just maybe, Haiti will now receive some very necessary attention.

    All I can say is that what has happened is terrible and I am so glad that the hurricane season is over, hopefully much can be done to really help the people there before that is upon them again.
     
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    Yes, The UN and Dominican Republic should be riding to the rescue.
     
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    My condolences to all the families, their hardships as with so many in these events is as Strollingbones says, is overwhelming. :(

    I remember walking the streets of Anchorage one day after the 1964 earthquake, seeing the snow covered black/white ripples in the earth flying into Elmendorf AFB. The damage in person makes the personal impact much greater than a picture or video.
     
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    I think the United States of America will ride to the rescue. What a terrible disaster.
     
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    A shallow 7.0 quake like this one is going to be devastating anywhere. And they're still having significant aftershocks to bring down already weakened structures and what's left of the infrastructure. At least the Port-au-Prince airport is currently operational to bring in aid if it can get there in time to make a difference, but it's heartbreaking.

    Magnitude 7.0 - HAITI REGION

    Latest Earthquakes in the World - Past 7 days
     
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    The headline should read:


    HELL ON EARTH suffers decline in quality of life from 7.0 earthquake.​
     
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    Obama is about to speak on it.

    How long did it take for him to speak publicly on the Ft Hood massacre?
     
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