Natural Disasters: Haiti

Author: Eddie | Subject: Natural Disaster Recovery

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Article excerpt: On 12 January 2010 the world awoke to the tragic news that a major earthquake and a series of severe aftershocks had devastated Haiti, claiming the lives of around half a million people, leaving more than three times this number homeless and leaving buildings, homes and the country’s infrastructure in ruin in its wake. One of the worst affected areas was the country’s capital Port-au-Prince.