Local Connections To The Haiti Quake

Stories from around our region that relate to the tragedy in Haiti


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  • Local Donations Streaming In For Haitian Relief
    The American Red Cross has announced major relief efforts in Haiti. But so far, no local volunteers are going. Right now the focus is on fundraising.
    Wednesday, January 13, 2010
  • Local Search And Rescue Team Headed To Haiti
    Federal officials have deployed Sacramento’s Urban Search and Rescue Team to earthquake-stricken Haiti. The 72-member task force rushed to Travis Air Force Base early Thursday morning.
    Thursday, January 14, 2010
  • Local Rescue Team Still Waiting For Clearance
    As of Friday morning, Sacramento’s Urban Search and Rescue Team deployed to help with relief efforts in earthquake-stricken Haiti…is still at Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield…waiting for clearance to fly to the island.
    Friday, January 15, 2010
  • Local Haiti-Bound Rescue Team Still Grounded
    Two urban search-and-rescue task forces assigned to help Haiti earthquake victims are stuck at California military bases.
    Friday, January 15, 2010
  • UN Photo/Logan Abassi
    Nurses Gear Up to Help in Haiti
    California nurses are scheduled to arrive in Haiti this week to help injured earthquake victims. More than two thousand nurses around the state have signed up for the relief effort.
    Monday, January 18, 2010
  • Local Restaurant Holds Haiti Benefit
    Hundreds of people are expected to gather at a Caribbean restaurant in midtown Sacramento tonight to raise money for earthquake relief efforts in Haiti.
    Tuesday, January 19, 2010
  • Solar Cookers Head to Haiti
    After last week’s earthquake and subsequent aftershocks, Haiti still has little in the way of basics. But one thing Haiti has plenty of … is sun. The Sacramento-based Solar Cookers International is sending 200 cookers.
    Wednesday, January 20, 2010
  • Photo courtesy of the US Coast Guard
    Sac-Based Coast Guard Crews Return from Haiti
    On Friday afternoon, Lieutenant Commander Drew Gorman stepped off a US Coast Guard plane at McClellan Air Force Base in Sacramento. He and his crew had just spent the last week flying aid into Haiti -- and shuttling evacuees out.
    Friday, January 22, 2010
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