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How many people have been reported dead in Haiti? Please share the source of your answer.

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Asked by Neha Sahi, 19 Jan '10 03:04 pm
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Today the death toll is now estimated at up to 200,000 lives. However, around three million Haitians a third of the country's population have been affected by Tuesday's earthquake and two million require food assistance. Please read the report in The Daily Telegraph:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/centralamericaandthec aribbean/haiti/7020908/US-accused-of-occupying-Haiti-as-troops-fl ood-in.html
Answered by Janis, 19 Jan '10 03:08 pm

 
  
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The last count I read was around 20000 and I hear dit on BBC World news channel.
Answered by Little, 19 Jan '10 03:08 pm

 
  
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More than 2 lakhs. ( as per reports in Hindustan times )
Answered by iqbal seth, 19 Jan '10 04:16 pm

 
  
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The 2010 Haiti earthquake was a catastrophic magnitude 7.0 Mw earthquake. Its epicentre was near Logne, approximately 25 km (16 miles) west of Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti. The earthquake occurred at 16:53:10 local time (21:53:10 UTC) on Tuesday, 12 January 2010,[4][5] at a depth of 13 km (8.1 miles). The United States Geological Survey recorded a series of at least 33 aftershocks, fourteen of them between magnitudes 5.0 and 5.9.[6] The International Red Cross estimated that about three million people were affected by the quake,[7] and the Haitian Interior Minister, Paul Antoine Bien-Aim, believes that up to 200,000 have died as a result of the disaster,[3] exceeding earlier Red Cross estimates of 45,00050,000.[8] Several prominent public figures are among the dead. Haitian Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive announced that over 70,000 bodies have been buried in mass graves.[9]

The earthquake caused major damage to Port-au-Prince. Most major landmarks were significantly damage ...more
Answered by saranathan Narasimhan, 19 Jan '10 04:09 pm

 
  
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The latest casualty report, from the European Commission citing Haitian government figures, doubled previous estimates of the dead to approximately 200,000, with some 70,000 bodies recovered and trucked off to mass graves.
European Commission analysts estimate 250,000 were injured and 1.5 million were made homeless.

Ref: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/cb_haiti_earthquake
Answered by gkr, 19 Jan '10 03:22 pm

 
  
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About 2 lakhs but no figure available after 2nd quake my source is newspapers.
Answered by Ramesh Agarwal, 21 Jan '10 08:48 pm

 
  
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Around 1.5 lakhs according to Times now and NDTV 24 X 7
Answered by Arakuzha Ramachandran, 19 Jan '10 03:09 pm

 
  
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