The fatalities are said to be somewhere in the thousands, however it may be days before exact figures are known. Many people are still missing.
Habitat for Humanity International will mobilize all available resources to address shelter solutions for low-income in affected areas. Our ability to respond effectively to this disaster will require donations from volunteers, corporate partners, regular donors, and other community organizations. Your support is vital to our efforts.
If you would like to assist the people of
For further information about the earthquake and Habitat for Humanity in
Map of affected area: http://www.habitat.org/lac_eng/.
General information about the Earthquake (hosted by Thomson Reuters): http://www.alertnet.org/
Background on HFHI –