LINK>>>PHOTOS: Haiti Hit By Massive Quake
The impoverished nation of Haiti needs your help. Here's a list of charitable organizations in the nation.
Text "HAITI" to "90999" and a donation of $10 will be given automatically to the Red Cross to help with relief efforts, charged to your cell phone bill.
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VIDEO: Moment of Haiti earthquake caught on tape
The United States was sending 3,500 soldiers and 300 medical personnel to help with disaster relief and security in the devastated Caribbean capital, with the first of those scheduled to arrive on Thursday.
NY Daily News: 2,000 Marines ready to deploy to Haiti to help with relief after earthquake damage
Virginian-Pilot: Local military providing aid in Haiti
MSNBC: First U.S. vessel arrives at Port-au-Prince
Honolulu Advertiser: Quake aid snarled; 50,000 feared dead in Haiti
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Where to Give:
Action Against Hunger
American Red Cross
American Jewish World Service
Catholic Relief Services
Direct Relief International
Doctors Without Borders
Feed My Starving Children
Fonkoze USA to benefit Clinique St. Michel
Food for the Poor
Friends of WFP
Habitat for Humanity
Haitian Health Foundation
Hope for Haiti
International Medical Corps
International Relief Teams
Medical Teams International
Meds and Food for Kids
Partners in Health
Save the Children
Three Angels Haiti
The U.S. State Department Operations Center said Americans seeking information about family members in Haiti should call 1-888-407-4747. Due to heavy volume, some callers may receive a recording. "Our embassy is still in the early stages of contacting American citizens through our Warden Network," the U.S. State Department said in a statement. "Communications are very difficult within Haiti at this time."
For those interesting in helping immediately, simply text "HAITI" to "90999" and a donation of $10 will be given automatically to the Red Cross to help with relief efforts, charged to your cell phone bill.