How To Help Haiti Earthquake Victims
On January 12, 2010, the nation of Haiti and its capital city Port-au-Prince was hit by a devastating earthquake with recorded magnitudes of over 7.0 on the Richter scale. Most of its capital city has been left in ruins and the Red Cross is estimating nearly 3 million people are in dire need of help. Here are ways you can help the many victims of the Haitian earthquake.
Searching for family members?
The State Department has set up a line for Americans who needs information about family members living in Haiti. Please call (888) 407-4747, but be advised that you might be directed to a message since the volume of calls is very high.
Donate via text
A quick way to donate is via text messaging:
More ways to donate
Here are more organizations involved in helping the nation of Haiti after this tragic earthquake.
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