Haiti Earthquake Relief Work Needs More Medical Aid & Tent

January 29th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by GD  

By Meena Kar
haiti-quake1Haiti, Jan 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Two weeks have passed after the catastrophic earthquake hit Haiti and took a toll on the lives of the inhabitants. Port au Prince, the capital city of this island nation has been turned into a heap of ash after this earthquake and the last official report stated that the death toll has reached 1,50,000. Though a large number of relief troops have been deployed to help the victims of the quake, reports indicate the recovery work has not completed.

As per the reports, that several dead bodies are still trapped inside the rubble of the demolished buildings. The organizations, which have sent troops to help the victims of Haiti earthquake are lacking adequate medical aid for the treatment of the survivors. It has been reported that United Nations have requested for additional health care workers and orthopedic surgeons for the treatment of people. Ban Ki-Moon, the Secretary General of United Nations recently issued call for more tents to provide shelter to people, who have lost their homes after the disaster.

While the troops are struggling to mobilize the relief measures and help the victims to comeback to a normal life, it has been reported that some of the bandits who have successfully escaped from the jails are creating chaos. The reports indicated that they are assaulting women and children in the tents, which has become cause of concern. The updates of the Haiti earthquake indicate that the even though organizations are making their best efforts to stabilize the condition of Haiti, it will take more time to recover the tragic incident.

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