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Sean Penn: Madonna in Haiti to see his aid work
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) -- Madonna is in Haiti to visit humanitarian projects that ex-husband Sean Penn has been overseeing since the Caribbean nation's devastating earthquake in 2010, the actor said Monday....
Donations for Japan Lagging Compared to Other Disasters
reached $64 million. An impressive total, but that lags in comparison to the pace of the response to last year's earthquake in Haiti . Donations there were three times the amount in the same time period. What's behind the fewer donations
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I presume they're doing Mason masonry to help re rebuild Haiti into this scum bucket hell hole it's always been. And and ..... morbid. Can you imagine those temperatures right after the earthquake with all those bodies that had to be dug out and how rancid
even worse if morbid. Can you imagine those temperatures right after the earthquake with all those bodies that had to be dug out and how rancid that was. How are jealous I don't -- Barack
Nancy Blaschak, American Red Cross
Lagging pace of donations to Japan relief.
to Indonesia after there's a lot tsunami. The way below the Haitian earthquake donations let's show more about with this with Nancy Blake checked she's the executive director of the American Red Cross in buffalo.
than they were at this point in time after he'd been Haitian earthquake but. I think they needed very different and people recognize. -- -- do you know all that just for comparison sake how much money was raised locally for Haiti . Okay do you think Haiti we -- a couple of million dollars in doubt you know their extraordinary of course you know and that we had many large donations. And you know this time the donation they're smaller they're not coming in and quickly. But you know again the -- death -- devastation in Haiti was far beyond what. We're seeing in Japan. I mean now the island that Haiti was almost completely devastated by. The earthquake can of course you know -- that the Third World country. Lot of lots of people live in poverty EM the need
UB's Andre Filiatrault
Learning From Japan; Haiti Quakes
Let's go live to Haiti at the scene of last year's massive earthquake . Our guest on the live line live from Haiti is -- -- the -- professor of engineering at the State University of New York Karen buffalo. A professor Philip Charles thank you for joining us. First a volume your reaction to what happened in Japan while you were on another mission. Looking out to recovery on the rebuilding of Haiti what was your reaction to what happened in Japan. Oh what happened in Japan is quite extraordinary endurance. It's called a gentle deep and so on but it's. It's a country do very well prepared for earthquakes and -- it -- -- would have been only two earthquakes -- had to deal with. Probably. The number of casualties would have been relatively small now what we're -- here it's such a multiple hazard where. Although the earthquake triggered. The situation. Courses and I -- came after. And in the fire -- -- the problem not wouldn't Accuray reactors stole.
is this like uncharted territory all that's happened there are they the earthquake and tsunami now they. Radiation -- Well certainly it's the so very very bad situation you could almost call it the perfect storm that we're looking only at deep earthquake hazards. Japan has been definitely a leading country in terms of implementing very strict building codes and also quite innovative technologies to. Allow their built in so a lot of buildings to respond to a group. Reduce that epic earthquake the the problem of course is immediately after the earthquake we have this and I mean -- -- in I was absolutely devastating. In and of course. Problems with the fire and