AFTERMATH HAITI: Miracle Rescue after 11 days;150,000 Reported Dead and Buried

A child and a dog walk past a religious mural on an earthquake-damaged building in Port-au-Prince January 24, 2010. A mild earthquake measuring 4.7 in magnitude struck Haiti on Sunday, 20 miles (30 km) west of the capital Port-au-Prince, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

 

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Yesterday, a Haitian man  rescued under the rubble of a Port-A-Prince hotel shop 11 days after the earthquake. Although rescue efforts are slowing down there are perhaps a few people still alive in pockets of rubble in Port-a Prince. Now 12 days after, Haitian efforts are going into cleanup and recovery while 100,000’s of Port-a-Prince survivors move out into the countryside where camps are being setup to help provide food,shelter,medical,and security. As devastating the earthquake has been for Haiti and the loss of life perhaps Haitians can rebuild and out of this anew Haiti.

A boy looks at the camera during a Sunday church service outside a displacement camp in Port-au-Prince January 24, 2010. Eleven days after the magnitude-7 quake, aftershocks still jar the city, leaving many Haitians fearful of returning to cracked and damaged homes. The government says as many as 1.5 million people were left homeless by the huge quake that toppled buildings from the presidential palace to humble shacks.REUTERS/Tomas Bravo

 Rescuers have pulled 25-year-old Wismond Exantus out alive from ...

Rescuers have pulled 25-year-old Wismond Exantus out alive from the rubble 11 days after Haiti’s devastating earthquake, raising hopes of finding more survivors even after the government called off search efforts.(AFP/Roberto Schmidt)

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