An update on the situation in Haiti

A short time after the earthquake yesterday our International team in Washington DC was able to make contact with the head of our Haiti delegation via Skype. He was in his office in Port-Au-Prince when the earthquake hit.

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[10:36:42 PM] ARC – Matthew Marek – Haiti: people are scared and gathered in the streets

[10:36:51 PM] ARC – Matthew Marek – Haiti: there is really no place to go in many of these neighborhoods

[10:37:09 PM] ARC – Matthew Marek – Haiti: the dust from the collapse is still lingering in the air

[10:37:18 PM] ARC – Matthew Marek – Haiti: i should make a move

[10:37:36 PM] ARC – Matthew Marek – Haiti: go out and photo – check on my staff manning the office

[10:37:59 PM] ARC – Matthew Marek – Haiti: we have the vehicles shing onto an adjacent lot with 1000s of people

[10:38:10 PM] ARC – Matthew Marek – Haiti: just to give the folks some comfort

[10:38:17 PM] ARC – Matthew Marek – Haiti: its reallly a mess

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