The Disastrous Situation in Haiti


Add to cart
Essay #: 064912
Total text length is 5,592 characters (approximately 3.9 pages).

Excerpts from the Paper

The beginning:
The Disastrous Situation in Haiti
Despite the technological and social progress human beings have made on this earth, we are still very much at the mercy of Mother Nature, as natural disasters frequently destroy infrastructures across the globe. One of the worst disasters to strike in the past year was a devastating earthquake in Haiti.
As Randal C. Archibold for the New York Times reported, a “massive earthquake struck Haiti just before 5 p.m. on Jan. 12, about 10 miles southwest of Port-au-Prince, the country's capital”. The extent of the damage was huge, as a “study by the Inter-American Development Bank estimated that the total cost of the disaster was between $7.2 billion to $13.2 billion, based on a death toll from 200,000 to...
The end:
.....w York Times. 29 Nov.
2010. 30 Nov. 2010.
Johns, Joe. “7.0 Quake Hits Haiti; ‘Serious Loss of Life’
Expected.” CNN. 12 Jan. 2010. 1 Dec. 2010.
Landsberg, Mitchell. “Builders Dream of a Better Haiti.” The LA
Times. 26 Jan. 2010. 1 Dec. 2010.
“Magnitude 7.0 – Haiti Region.” USGS: Science for a Changing
World. 12 Jan. 2010. 1 Dec. 2010.