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WQXR News

Death Toll Rises in Haiti Earthquake

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Haiti's government now says 230,000 people died in the Jan. 12 earthquake that leveled much of the capital of Port-au-Prince and surrounding areas.

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Haiti Quake Survivors Rescued after 10 Days

Friday, January 22, 2010

Fresh moments of hope emerged in Haiti on Friday, as two survivors were pulled from the rubble 10 days after an earthquake ravaged the country.

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The Takeaway

Getting Medical Help to Haiti

Thursday, January 21, 2010

The USNS Comfort has steamed into a sea of misery in Haiti. The floating hospital has a thousand beds, which is a big number, but is nothing compared to what's needed in Haiti right now. The worry this morning is will injured people, who would otherwise survive, die for lack of basic medical care. We find out about the status of the medical care there.

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Gig Alerts: NT Trio

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Download NT Trio's driving track, "Is It Noise."

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The Takeaway

How Best to Help Haiti's Orphaned Children

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

The number of orphans in Haiti is expected to double after last week's earthquake; there's rising debate over the best way to help these children.

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Gig Alerts: Vijay Iyer

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Download Vijay Iyers's funky tune"Mystic Brew."

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The Takeaway

Grim Scene on the Ground in Haiti

Friday, January 15, 2010

The first U.S. Navy ship arrived in Haiti yesterday morning. A large aircraft carrier is set to arrive off the coast today, with 14 helicopters and relief supplies. But right now, the situationon the ground is grim. We hear from Christina Boyle a reporter for The Daily News who landed in Port-au-Prince last night.

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The Takeaway

Updates from Haiti: Reporters and Aid Workers Arrive, an Orphanage Still Stands

Thursday, January 14, 2010

We hear recent reactions from the ground in Haiti. New York Times Carribbean correspondent Marc Lacey arrives in Haiti and describes the destruction he can see from the sky while cargo planes land behind on the tarmac. We also hear from Dixie Bickel, who runs an orphanage outside Port-au-Prince. The orphanage still stands, and she tells us how the children are coping in the aftermath of the quake.

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The Takeaway

Updates as Thousands Continue Trying to Reach Loved Ones in Haiti

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Yesterday on the Takeaway, we united by phone Mallery Thurlow, in Michigan, with her boyfriend France Neptune, an aid worker in Haiti. As details of the destruction continue to emerge, we look at ways Haitians are persevering through the tragedy.

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The Takeaway

Trying to Bring Relief to Haiti

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Death, destruction and desperation are the only things we're seeing in the pictures and footage coming back from Haiti. More than 100,000 people are feared dead by officials from the 7.0 earthquake that shook the country on Tuesday. Now comes the hard part: bringing relief to a place with a ravaged infrastructure.

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The Takeaway

The International Relief Effort in Haiti

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

The international NGO community is gearing up for a massive relief effort after the Haitian earthquake.

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The Takeaway

Getting a Handle on Haiti After the Earthquake

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Getting a clear picture of the devastation from the Haitian earthquake remains a challenge.

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The Takeaway

Scrambling to Help the Victims in Haiti

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

In the aftermath of the earthquake's devastation, residents in Port-Au-Prince had to scramble to help their injured neighbors. Without the help of international aid, they had to make do with basic first aid tools, like alcohol and gauze.

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The Takeaway

A Heartwrenching Update from Haiti

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

An aid worker in Port-Au-Prince reunites with his girlfriend in Michigan on our air. They share some updates about family members, some of it a relief, some of it devastating.

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The Takeaway

Twitter Offers First Glimpses Into Haiti Quake

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Twitter proves invaluable in times of trouble. Aide workers and journalists caught in the chaos offered the first glimpses into the event with "tweets" that said more than news anchors could say in an hour of recaps. John Hockenberry reviews the updates.

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The Takeaway

New York Haitians Respond to Quake

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

On Tuesday night, New York Haitians gathered to exchange news, share information and watch TV together as they tried anxiously to get more news from home. Femi Oke spoke with Haitians in New York City.

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The Takeaway

Earthquake Ravages Haiti

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

A powerful earthquake tore through Haiti Tuesday night, leaving devastation in its wake. The dead and injured lay in the streets even as strong aftershocks continued in what was the biggest quake to hit Haiti in more than 200 years.

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WQXR News

In Quake's Aftermath, Haiti Struggles to Recover

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Up to 3 million people have been affected by the quake.

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The Takeaway

The Haiti Quake

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Alex here, on the evening shift. We're monitoring the after effects of the 7.0 earthquake in Haiti, the strongest ever to hit the island nation. Right now phone communication with Port au Prince is still limited, but on the show tomorrow we're planning on checking in with reporters monitoring the story from Miami, and, as soon as we get communications, with reporters and aid workers in Haiti.

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