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StarfarerBill Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-20-10 10:25 AM
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With Foreign Aid Still at a Trickle, Devastated Port-Au-Prince General Hospital Struggles...
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One week after Haiti suffered the worst earthquake in over 200 years, a strong aftershock hit this morning. Initial reports said the latest quake measured 6.1 on the Richter scaleone of the strongest aftershocks since the 7.0-magnitude quake crippled this country eight days ago. While tens of thousands of the wounded await medical help the survivors are still burying the dead. The death toll is now estimated at a staggering 200,000. Some three million Haitiansa third of the countrys populationhave been directly affected by the earthquake, with one and half million now homeless.

Amy Goodman files a report from the general hospital in Port-au-Prince.

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