Monthly Archives: January 2010

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The Presidential Palace: A Fractured Haitian Icon

January 23, 2010 - No Comments

Early this morning, we got a call from the World Bank officer. He requested us to investigate the National Palace. Our team is excited about

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Searching for victims in concrete rubble with little or no tools.

2010 Haiti Earthquake Journal Entry 2

January 20, 2010 - No Comments

At 2 am I wake up to the sound of a shot gun blast outside of the house I am staying in. Well, this is the first time in my life I have ever been woken up by the sound of gunshot. I slowly spy from the back yard window to investigate. It is strange and silent.

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2010 Haiti Earthquake – Journal Entry 1

January 18, 2010 - No Comments

The sky is gray and humidity is high today. We drive toward the US embassy. I see a badly damaged modern commercial structure on my right; the CMU walls pealed out in agony from the main structure.

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