Thursday, January 14, 2010

Let's Make Sure that Help is on the Way to Haiti

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By now, most readers have seen on the news the devastation and destruction wrought by the eathquake in Haiti.  We will know the magnitude of the human loss for weeks but it appears that tens of thousands of people have died.  Humanitarian assistance is much-needed.  Here is some information about aid efforts:

President Obama's Remarks on Humanitarian Relief to HaitiObamabarack

State Department Briefing on Earthquake Response Efforts in Haiti 

 USAID Responds Immediately to Haiti Earthquake

Here is a short list of charities that long have been involved In Haiti:

Direct Relief

Save the Children

Mercycorps 

Doctors Without Borders

Americares

International Relief Teams

World Hope International

Oxfam

Mennonite Central Committee

Plan USA

The Washington Post has a longer list.

KJ

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