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Numbers tell stories of horror, heroism in Haiti « Haitisheri1804’s Blog

January 29, 2010

CNN has compiled the latest, most reliable figures available as the devastation continues to unfold:

THE TOLL

150,000: Latest estimate of the death toll, from the Haitian Health Ministry. The European Union and the Pan American Health Organization, which are coordinating the health-sector response, have estimated the quake killed 200,000 people.

194,000: Number of injured

134: Estimated number of people rescued by international search teams since the quake

THE EFFECT

9 million: Population of Haiti

3 million: Estimated number of people affected by the quake

1 million: Estimated number of displaced people

800,000 to 1 million: People who need temporary shelter

235,000: People who have left Port-au-Prince using free transportation provided by the government. The number who left by private means is undetermined.

At least 50: Aftershocks of magnitude 4.5 or higher that have hit Haiti since the January 12 quake

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