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UN marks fourth anniversary of Haitian earthquake

Listen / Roses are laid on a memorial inscribed with names of UN staff who lost their lives in Haiti's devastating 2010 earthquake, during a ceremony by the UN mission in Haiti to mark the second anniversary

The fourth anniversary of the earthquake that struck Haiti in January 2010 has been marked by the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH). Approximately 220,000 people were killed, including 102 United Nations staff members. The disaster left 1.5 million people homeless and created a major humanitarian crisis in the country. In his message, UN Secretary-General [...]

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