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Haiti was devastated by a massive earthquake in 2010. Please visit http://www.pstcc.edu/haiti to find out how you can help.

Haiti was devastated by a massive earthquake in 2010. Please visit http://www.pstcc.edu/haiti to find out how you can help.

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  • 1. Pellissippi State Community College
    Hearts for Haiti
  • 2. Hearts for Haiti
    With extensive swaths of Port-au-Prince in ruins, more than 500 makeshift settlements with a population of about 472,000 are now scattered around the capital.
  • 3. Hearts for Haiti
    In 2007, the United Nations Children&apos;s Fund, or UNICEF, estimated that there were 380,000 orphans in Haiti
  • 4. Hearts for Haiti
    A 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck the impoverished nation January 12, devastating parts of the country. More than 200,000 people died from the quake
  • 5. Hearts for Haiti
    A neighborhood is in ruins in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince following the devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake that struck the region on Jan. 12, 2010.
  • 6. Hearts for Haiti
    Haiti is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere with 80% of the population living under the poverty line and 54% in abject poverty.
  • 7. Hearts for Haiti
    Local residents stand amid destroyed buildings in Jacmel, Haiti, after an earthquake struck the region Jan. 12, 2010.
  • 8. Hearts for Haiti
    Haiti Population:
    6,964,549 as of July 2001
  • 9. Hearts for Haiti
    While the disaster relief efforts in Haiti gain momentum, the ongoing support for humanitarian aid remains vital.
  • 10. Hearts for Haiti
    Shown here Jan. 17, 2010, are destroyed buildings in Jacmel, Haiti. According to local officials about 350 people lost their lives in Jacmel due to the earthquake that hit the region Jan. 12, 2010.
  • 11. Hearts for Haiti
    Shown here Jan. 17, 2010, are destroyed buildings in Jacmel, Haiti. According to local officials about 350 people lost their lives in Jacmel due to the earthquake that hit the region Jan. 12, 2010.
  • 12. Hearts for Haiti
    Shown here Jan. 17, 2010, are destroyed buildings in Jacmel, Haiti. According to local officials about 350 people lost their lives in Jacmel due to the earthquake that hit the region Jan. 12, 2010.
  • 13. Hearts for Haiti
    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (Jan. 26, 2010) Medical personnel examine a baby in casualty receiving aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20). Casualty receiving is the central processing area for incoming patients. Comfort has treated more than 500 patients and preformed more than 100 surgeries since arriving in Haiti
  • 14. Hearts for Haiti
    Thousands of displaced Haitians live in one of the many tent cities located throughout the capital of Port-au-Prince following the devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake
  • 15. Hearts for Haiti
    The number of relief workers in Haiti is now in the thousands and is expected to increase as Haiti continues to recover from the devastating January 12 earthquake. Relief workers have pulled survivors from the rubble, given them food and water, set up water purification plants and opened shelters.
  • 16. Hearts for Haiti
    Shown here Jan. 17, 2010, are buildings in Jacmel, Haiti, that were destroyed by the earthquake that hit the region Jan. 12, 2010.
  • 17. Hearts for Haiti
    Shown here Jan. 17, 2010, are buildings in Jacmel, Haiti, that were destroyed by the earthquake that hit the region Jan. 12, 2010.
  • 18. Hearts for Haiti
    Haiti Infant mortality rate:
    95.23 deaths/1,000 live births (2001 est.)
  • 19. Hearts for Haiti
    If you are not a doctor and cannot volunteer abroad you can still help out where you are. Go to your local Red Cross chapter. You may be able to help answer phones, organize and plan community fundraising efforts. The Red Cross also has a database so people can find their Haitian relatives. As a volunteer, you can help reconnect people in war and disaster.
  • 20. Hearts for Haiti
    Nearly 23,000 people have been seen by U.S. personnel since the January 12 earthquake.
  • 21. sources
    http://www.haitisurf.com/factsabouthaiti.shtm
    http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,583604,00.html
    www.cnn.com
    www.worldfactbook.com
    Photos:
    Department of Defense
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