January 12, 2010: Around 5 p.m. on Tuesday a 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti just outside the capital Port-au-Prince. Information is still being reported, but we know that the damage is extensive. Homes, businesses, roads and a major hospital have been affected. This is the worst earthquake the country has seen in its history.
You can help today
First AID: Antibiotic ointments, antiseptic wipes, bleach in tablet form, Band-Aids, gauze+tape, first aid kits, gloves. Pain relievers, tummy aids, antibiotic creams/ointments, liquid bandage,
Flashlights, DRY goods (beans/rice), infant/powder milk, Ensure, gently used or new blankets.
Personal items: toothpaste and toothbrushes, nail clippers, wash/face cloths, non-alcohol or baby shampoos, bar soaps like Ivory
In Tucson , AZ supplies can be taken to
3538 East Ellington Place
Tucson, AZ 85713-4214
or in any area supplies can be taken to your local Red Cross or Crusa Roja.
Text: HAITI to 90999 to Help Haiti.