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Lack of Food, Water, and Shelter Leaves Port-Au-Prince a "City on Edge" - Video 1/14/10
Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | January 14, 2010 | Brian

Posted on 01/14/2010 8:57:22 PM PST by Federalist Patriot

Here is a video report on the desperate situation in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, where the city is described as being "on edge" as lack of food, water, and shelter are taking their toll on the people.

The streets are described as being the "roads of the dead" as bodies are everywhere, with not enough room in the cemeteries to bury them all. . . . (VIDEO)

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TOPICS: Society
KEYWORDS: aftermath; corpses; earthquake; earthquakeaftermath; haiti; haitianearthquake; haitiearthquake; haitiquake; haitiquake2010; portauprince

1 posted on 01/14/2010 8:57:27 PM PST by Federalist Patriot
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To: Federalist Patriot
My organization is asking for volunteers to deploy to that area. I feel safer in Iraq.
2 posted on 01/14/2010 9:08:11 PM PST by gov_bean_ counter (Sarah Palin - For such a time as this)
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To: gov_bean_ counter
>>>I feel safer in Iraq. <<<

I don't blame you. No amount of help well be enough, fast enough to prevent a terrible human tragedy - far worse than currently exists.

The big cloud is disease....cholera is likely. Too many dead in unreachable spots, and laying in the open in 90deg heat, close to a weakened, underfed population.

It's a prescription for tragedy beyond imagination.

3 posted on 01/14/2010 9:17:27 PM PST by HardStarboard ("The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule - Mencken knew Obama)
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To: HardStarboard
Quark from Deep Space Nine: Let me tell you something about humans, nephew. They're a wonderful, friendly people as long as their bellies are full and their holosuites are working. But take away their creature comforts, deprive them of food, sleep, sonic showers, put their lives in jeopardy over an extended period of time and those same friendly, intelligent, wonderful people become as nasty and as violent as the most blood thirsty Klingon.
4 posted on 01/14/2010 9:54:39 PM PST by Kartographer (".. we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor.")
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