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Port-au-Prince (Haiti)

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  • UC Davis Ecology Student, Family Missing In Haiti Following Earthquake

    UC Davis Ecology Student, Family Missing In Haiti Following Earthquake
    A UC Davis graduate student and her immediate family are among those missing in Haiti following a massive earthquake. Officials with the University of California at Davis confirmed ecology graduate student Starry Dawn Sprenkle is one of two University of...
  • Local Women Have Connections To Earthquake In Haiti

    Local Women Have Connections To Earthquake In Haiti
    A 7.0 magnitude earthquake rumbled the Island nation of Haiti on Tuesday evening. The capitol of Port-Au-Prince was hit the hardest. Communication into and out of the country is slow. Many people in Central Pennsylvania are wondering if their friends and...
  • Bodies lining Haiti's roadsides are the grim tally of disaster

    Bodies lining Haiti's roadsides are the grim tally of disaster
    As darkness fell on Haiti's capital Wednesday, crowds sought out the relative safety of the streets and open spaces. In a hillside neighborhood just above downtown Port-au-Prince, they gathered under a spectacularly starry sky. And they sang. Like a huge...
  • 4.8 Aftershocks Rock Haiti

    4.8 Aftershocks Rock Haiti
    Very strong aftershocks continue to rock parts of Haiti. A 4.8 magnitude earthquake hit near the Caribbean country just after 4:30 A.M. Pacific Time. The epicenter of this second large quake was just 30 miles southwest of Hati's capitol, Port-au-Prince....
  • UC Davis Researcher Found in Haiti

    UC Davis Researcher Found in Haiti
    The University of California Davis doctoral candidate who went missing following the 7.0 Richter scale earthquake in Haiti is apparently alive and well. The family of 28-year-old doctoral candidate Starry Sprenkle lost contact with her following the...
  • 2 NYU Students Missing In Haiti Are Found Safe

    2 NYU Students Missing In Haiti Are Found Safe
    Two New York University students who were in Haiti at the time of Tuesday's devastating earthquake have been found and are headed home. "NYU is very pleased to report that we have been in touch with one of the two missing graduate students who were in...
  • President Obama Orders $100 Million In Earthquake Relief For Haiti

    President Obama Orders $100 Million In Earthquake Relief For Haiti
    President Obama, signaling "one of the largest relief efforts in history" for victims of the earthquake in Haiti, said today that he has ordered an immediate investment of $100 million in U.S. aid. "This investment will grow over the coming year," said...
  • Adoption On Hold For Local Family Following Quake In Haiti

    Adoption On Hold For Local Family Following Quake In Haiti
    Noel and Derek Vandeviver are in one of the toughest positions any parent can face -- the uncertainty as to the whereabouts and the fate of their 2-year-old adopted son, Christopher. Christopher is a Haitian orphan living on the outskirts of Port-au-...
  • UC Davis Ecology Student Reportedly Found Following Haiti Quake

    UC Davis Ecology Student Reportedly Found Following Haiti Quake
    A local graduate student who was considered missing following the massive earthquake in Haiti has been heard from and is reportedly safe and sound. Officials with the University of California at Davis said the geology graduate student has made contact...
  • Haiti begins to see emergency aid

    Shipments from the U.S., China, France and Spain have landed in Port-au-Prince. U.S. Army personnel are expected today; the first Navy ship is due Friday. Meanwhile, survivors seek food and water. Promised emergency aid from abroad began flowing into...
  • American killed in Haiti earthquake

    American killed in Haiti earthquake
    The first American reported killed by the earthquake in Haiti has San Diego ties. Victoria J. DeLong, 57, died Tuesday her home collapsed, said State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley. DeLong, a 27-year diplomat and native of California, was a...
  • At least 8 Lynn students coming home from Haiti

    At least 8 Lynn students coming home from Haiti
    At least eight students from Lynn University are scheduled to return to South Florida on Friday, after surviving the earthquake in Haiti. The students stayed overnight in Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic, and the university hopes to...