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HAITI: MSF responding to the earthquake

On January 12, a magnitude 7.0 quake struck about 10 miles (15 kilometers) southwest of the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince. Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) teams on the ground have witnessed significant damage to its medical facilities, injuries to patients and staff and an influx of wounded towards these hospitals in the capital. 

  Six months on, living conditions for Haitians remain dire. Today, MSF publishes a report, "EMERGENCY RESPONSE AFTER THE HAITI EARTHQUAKE: CHOICES, OBSTACLES, ACTIVITIES AND FINANCE" including key data on our work to date and our commtiment to our future work in the country.

Read the full article here

All articles relating to MSF's emergency response efforts are listed below: 

13/10/2010 Haiti earthquake update 

14/10/2010 VIDEO: Haiti earthquake update 

14/10/2010 MSF aid worker rescued from Haiti rubble after almost 24 hours

15/10/2010 Haiti update: Over 1000 patients treated, more staff and supplies imminent 

15/10/2010 INTERVIEW: Dr Greg Elder, 24 hours after the earthquake 

15/10/2010 PHOTO GALLERY: 24-hours after the Haiti earthquake (from Reuters) 

15/10/2010 Haiti update: Sites found for surgical work as patients pour in 

15/10/2010 PHOTO GALLERY: Haiti earthquake photo update (from Reuters) 

15/10/2010 Haiti update: Surgical services start in Port-au-Prince 

16/10/2010 Inflatable hospitals: A fast and effective surgical response 

17/10/2010 Haiti: Logistics of MSF's response 

17/10/2010 Haiti: MSF Cargo Plane Blocked 

17/10/2010 Haiti Update: Never so many injuries 

18/10/2010 Haiti: Running operating theatres around the clock 

18/10/2010 HAITI update: MSF scales up operations and assesses needs in new areas 

19/10/2010 PHOTO GALLERY: MSF at work in Haiti 

19/10/2010 Haiti: MSF Teams Overwhelmed by Needs 

19/10/2010 Haiti update: MSF's work seven days on. 

21/10/2010 HAITI UPDATE: Eight days on still a desperate need for medical supplies 

21/10/2010 Haiti update: Severe aftershock sends medics and patients back into tents