Haiti Earthquake. By: Moad Elhouderi. Haiti’s location is in the Caribbean on the island of Hispaniola between North Atlantic ocean and the Caribbean sea. Its to the west of the Dominican Republic.
By: Moad Elhouderi
The Haitian government has confirmed that 250,000 resident homes have collapsed with 30,000 commercial buildings either damaged or destroyed. The earthquake has caused more serious injuries than deaths and an amount of 1.2 million people who are left homeless. The population of Haiti is approximately 9 million. The Earthquake was confirmed to take the lives of 316 000 according to government estimate. Leogane, which was the epicenter of the quake, reported that 90% of all buildings in that city had been destroyed and the town needs to be totally rebuilt.