12 January, 2010

Earthquake in Haiti - Tsunami Watch for Dominican Republic, Cuba and Bahamas

An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.0 has struck the nation of Haiti. A tsunami watch has been issued for the neighboring Dominican Republic, along with Cuba and the Bahamas.

Reuters is reporting that both mobile and land telephone lines are down in the capital city of Port-au-Prince. Readers are reminded that sending SMS text messages via cell phone can sometimes be effective when telephones are not working.

Further information:
*Pacific Tsunami Warning Center Bulletin at 22:54 UTC Page that will be updated
*Google news aggregator Haiti
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Blogger Shannon White said :

How horrific the news is coming out of Haiti. Please let healthcare workers and other aide workers know how we can help ASAP. Thank you.
Shannon White RN (pediatrics, maternal and child health)

12 January, 2010 23:27  
Anonymous Anonymous said :

I have no idea how to help, but I will try to negotiated with UPS, Fedex, AA or Continental Airlines to have assistance send to Haiti at no cost, I may be contact at to send donations from South Texas to Haiti.

13 January, 2010 05:07