haiti quake

Old Jan 12th, 2010, 03:22 PM
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haiti quake

haiti has just been hit by a 7.0 quake. epicenter 10 miles out of porto-prince. possible tsunami for cuba, bahamas & dom rep.

this is awful. prayers for all in the area.
maybe we fodorites can start a fund to contribute. these ppl needed help before.
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Old Jan 12th, 2010, 03:53 PM
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I'm waiting for a news report now. This is a terrible thing for that area. Thanks.
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Old Jan 12th, 2010, 04:27 PM
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virginia, I've checked the Red Cross website but nothing set up yet. I'll post as soon as I see it.
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Old Jan 12th, 2010, 07:38 PM
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A horrible thing to happen to such an impoverished country....
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Old Jan 13th, 2010, 03:57 AM
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the reports are coming in steadily now and it is devastating. the poor people of Haiti did not need this.
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Old Jan 13th, 2010, 07:09 AM
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Horrible news. I have friends from there that live in T&C, and can't find out if their children are alright.

Please post if you find how to help.
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Old Jan 13th, 2010, 09:15 AM
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Americans seeking info on family in Haiti can call toll free 1-888-407-4747.

I hope they are alright, blamona.
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