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Haitian Ambassador: Quake A ‘Major Catastrophe’ For The People Of Haiti

Haiti’s ambassador to the United States says the earthquake to hit his country is a ‘major catastrophe‘ and pleaded with countries to send hospital ships and dogs who can search for the living and dead among the rubble.

U.N. Secretary general Ban Ki-Moon is pledging $10 million in aid for Haiti and is calling on the international community to do everything it can to help the earthquake-stricken nation.

Haiti’s devastating earthquake has left an estimated 3 million people in need of emergency aid, a Red Cross official said Wednesday, as aid groups and governments scrambled to send tons of disaster relief to the impoverished Caribbean nation.

Haiti has no real building standards, and it is suspected that faulty structures have caused most of the deaths.

Musician/Humanitarian and Haitian activist Wyclef Jean has released a statement about the earthquake in Haiti, and his efforts to aid the people of Haiti:

Whatever he is doing to support the Haitian people, let’s all dig down deep, and help him out, to help Haiti! has set up a site that will post frequent updates and developments surrounding this significant disaster.

Here is the link….

The Huffington Report is running the before and after pictures of the Presidential Palace, that was leveled by the 7.0 earthquake Tuesday…

Pray for the citizens and people of Haiti in their time of need due to this natural disaster….

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