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Here's a look at the 2010 earthquake in ...

Posted: Dec 27, 2018 1:07 PM
Updated: Dec 27, 2018 1:07 PM

Here's a look at the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, which struck on January 12, 2010. The earthquake had a 7.0 magnitude.

The Toll:
220,000-300,000: Estimates of the death toll vary

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300,000: Number of injured

1.5 million: People initially displaced

37,867: Displaced people remain as of September 2017

3,978: Number of schools damaged or destroyed by the earthquake

Response in Dollars:
$13.34 billion: Aid allocated by international agencies for 2010-2020, according to the United Nations Office of the Special Envoy for Haiti

Effect on Foreigners:
102: Death toll of UN personnel

122: Americans confirmed dead

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