Haiti statistics

January 27th, 2010

Estimated numbers of victims?
24.1.2010, Source: news.bbc.co.uk
The confirmed death toll from Haiti’s devastating earthquake has risen above 150,000 in the Port-au-Prince area alone, a government minister has said.

Nobody knows how many bodies are buried in the rubble – 200,000, 300,000?”
Marie-Laurence Jocelyn Lassegue (Communications minister)

About missing one’s

21.1.2010, Source: www.shnock.com
Haiti no doubt is an ongoing chronic disaster with a high infant mortality rate while experts include the reports of a thousand bodies lying outside Port-au-Prince General Hospital. United Nations humanitarian spokeswoman Elisabeth Byrs reported that over40 international search-and-rescue teams who started searching for the people who are still fighting for their lives and still trapped in the rubble.

20.1.2010, Source: www.cnn.com
Haitians are struggling after last week’s devastating earthquake and thousands are waiting for word on loved ones. So CNN gave possibility to search for missing loved ones, update information share stories and photos from Haiti.
I’m alive: Messages from Haiti  Haiti
Looking for loved ones in Haiti  Haiti

Haiti data:
Capital:  Port-au-Prince
Official languages;  Haitian, Creole, French
Demonym;  Haitian
Currency;  Gourde (HTG)
Time zone; (UTC-5)
Drives;  on the right
Internet TLD; .ht
Calling code; 509
Population; 10,033,000 (estimated in 2009)
Area; 27,751 km2 (140th), Water 0.7%

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