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Haiti Earthquake (2010)

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  • How disaster strikes: A look at the forces behind an earthquake.

    <b>How disaster strikes:</b> A look at the forces behind an earthquake.
  • South Florida rescue team working to rescue quake victims

    Members of Florida Task Force 2, an urban search and rescue team that includes firefighters from Broward and Palm Beach counties, worked furiously Friday night and early Saturday trying to rescue a 15-year-old girl from the rubble that had been a school...
  • Nine days since Weston man went missing

    In the days since her husband disappeared in Port-au-Prince, Peggy Bourland has told their toddlers that their father is still at work. Air Force Maj. Ken Bourland, of Weston, has not been heard from since he was buried under a dusty pile of rubble on...
  • Companies tracking travelers

    Companies tracking travelers
    Like many Americans, John Clifton spent Sept. 11, 2001, in a panic. As travel manager of Houston-based global engineering firm KBR, he scrambled for hours trying to determine whether his company had anyone on the four hijacked planes. KBR often has...
  • Body of Lynn University student missing in Haiti identified

    Body of Lynn University student missing in Haiti identified
    Nearly a month after she disappeared in the Haiti earthquake, the body of Lynn University student Courtney Hayes is coming home. Hayes' family received word from the U.S. State Department Wednesday afternoon that her body had been identified. Her body...
  • Bill Clinton says relief effort gives Haiti a chance to build modern state

    Former President Bill Clinton spoke of "unknowable" death and destruction in earthquake-ravaged Haiti but said relief efforts are giving the impoverished nation "the best chance in its history to build a truly modern, functioning state." Clinton, the...
  • Jupiter church has solar ovens for Haiti that can't get there

    The parishioners of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd in Jupiter collected more than $4,200 for 40 solar ovens, but the company that manufactures the ovens is unable to get them to Haiti, said Mimi Howard, deacon at Good Shepherd. The 3-foot-by-...
  • Princess casino ship's plan to become Haiti relief hotel questioned

    Captains of the Palm Beach Princess casino ship made a dramatic announcement to the crew Wednesday morning: We're going to Haiti. Though shoaled in bankruptcy court, management told employees it plans to sail the hobbled ship to the earthquake-ravaged...
  • Social media more than just lifeline for Haitian earthquake victims

    Before any of the world's major news outlets were reporting live from Haiti in the wake of the devastating earthquake there, Frederic Dupoux was alerting the world of the temblor. "Oh… heavy earth quake right now! in Haiti," he wrote on Twitter...
  • Social media and location-based software adds life to your city

    Imagine cruising along the beach and being able to spot which bars your friends are in and what people have to say about the restaurants and shops you pass. Geolocation — technology that allows you to receive information on your smart phone based on...
  • Social media is an indispensable tool in times of crisis

    It's been only a few years since social media sites gained wide audiences, and already they're playing a vital role in helping people respond to major disasters. They have been used to coordinate volunteer efforts, raise money, spread information, save...