Haiti Rescue Effort Ends, Death Toll Hits 111K
132 were pulled alive from rubble; focus turns to survivors
By Nx Doyle,  Newser User
Posted Jan 23, 2010 5:50 AM CST
Promoted on Newser Jan 23, 2010 5:50 AM CST
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(User Submitted) – The Haitian government has called an end to the search for survivors of the January 12 earthquake, with 111,481 confirmed dead, according to the latest UN stats. Search teams managed to rescue 132 people in the aftermath of the 7.0 quake, which left 609,000 homeless. Flights arriving at the one-runway Port-au-Prince airport are up from 25 to more than 120, and the city's port is now up to 30% capacity. There are 47 hospitals now in operation, 11 mobile clinics and two US hospital ships in the area, CNN reports.

 

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