USAID Haiti Earthquake Fact Sheet #5

Monday, January 18, 2010 General News
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WASHINGTON, Jan. 17

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-- As of 1700 hours local time on January 17, U.S. Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) teams had rescued 30 individuals from collapsed buildings, including one individual rescued at approximately 1615 hours local time and three individuals rescued overnight from the Caribbean Market. To date, international USAR teams have rescued a total of 62 individuals throughout Port-au-Prince.

SOURCE U.S. Agency for International Development


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