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Victims of the 2010 Haiti Earthquake in a Makeshift Hospital in Port-au-Prince

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Victims of the 2010 Haiti Earthquake in a Makeshift Hospital in Port-au-Prince

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A catastrophic earthquake with a magnitude of 7.0 occurred on January 12, 2010, near Port-au-Prince, Haiti's capital. Roughly 230,000 people lost their lives in the disaster. In the days after the quake, rescue workers, medical teams and supplies poured in from countries around the world.

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