Terramoto no haiti

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Earthquake in Haiti
The earthquake of Haiti of 2010 was one earthquake catastrophic that it had its epicenter about 25 kilometers of the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince, and was register to 16h53min 10s of the local schedule (21h 53min 10s UTC), in the Tuesday, 12 of January of 2010. I shake it reached the magnitude of 7.0 and it occurred to a 13 depth of km (8.1 mi). The Geologic Service ofthe United States register a series of at least 33 seismological rejoinders, 14 of which were of magnitude 5,0Mw 5,9Mw. The of the Red Cross International Comity esteem that about three million peoplehad been affected by the earthquake] the Minister of the Haitian Interior Paul Antoine Bien-Aimé, anticipated in 15 of January that the disaster would have had as consequence the death of the 100 000200 000 people.
Earthquake caused great damages the Port-au-Prince, Jacmel and other places of the region. Thousands of constructions, including the elements most significant of the patrimony ofPort Prince - the Presidential Palace, the building of the Parliament, the Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Port-au-Prince -, the main arrest of the country and all the hospitals, had been destroyed orseriously damaged. The Organization of United Nations informed that the headquarters of the Mission of United Nations for the stabilization in Haiti (MINUSTAH), located in the capital, fell down and that agreat number of employees of the ONU had disappeared. The death of the Head of the Mission, Hédi Annabi, was confirmed in 13 of January for the President René Préval.
Many countries had answered tothe appeal for the humanitarian aid, promising deep, medical expeditions of rescue, teams and engineers. Systems of communication, air transportation, terrestrial and aquatic, hospitals, and electricnets had been damaged by the earthquake, what it made it difficult the aid in the rescues and of support; confusions on the command of the operations, the congestion of the air traffic, and problems...
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