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Local Haitian community responds to earthquake disaster

01/13/10 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Wednesday)
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Yesterday there was a devastating earthquake in Haiti. Communications between the US and the Caribbean nation have been disrupted. But we know the outline of the story- so far- reports indicate thousands of people have been killed. Many more have been injured or are still trapped in the rubble. The quake hit some of the country's most populous areas.

We're joined now by two Haitian activists who are planning a meeting today at 4 pm in Tampa to develop a community response to the crisis. Th...

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Local Haitian groups plan earthquake relief efforts listen

01/13/10 Joshua Lee Holton
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Late this afternoon local Hatian solidarity groups met at Good Samaritan World Outreach Ministries to plan their relief efforts for Haiti’s earthquake victims. Local groups like Prince Charles Scholars, and Heart to Heart Caribbean Ministry united around the effort to establish contact and relief for friends and family that are still in Haiti.

There will be another meeting with local Haitian groups Thursday to discuss relief efforts in Haiti at 12:00 PM noon. The meeting will be at Good...

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