At the very least 724 people have been confirmed dead, and 1000’s extra have been injured.
The NYPD stated all precincts shall be amassing medical provides, private hygiene gadgets, non-perishable meals, bottled water and clothes for these in want.
The folks of #Haiti want your assist!
Now you can deliver donations to any NYPD station home to assist in the earthquake reduction effort.
— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) August 15, 2021
On Saturday, CBS2’s Cory James spoke with a Brooklyn woman whose 88-year-old aunt, Lola, was killed when the quake hit.
“She was cooking at the back of the home on the time, so the home fell on her. She didn’t make it,” Helene Pierre stated.
New York Metropolis Councilwoman Farah Louis stated she was working with folks in Haiti to assist these right here monitor down lacking family members.
“We’re doing our due diligence to contact folks from different cities and different communities to exit to the place the earthquake occurred to see if they’ll discover of us for us,” she stated.
She stated her workplace can also be offering grief counseling and accepting donations of water, PPE and medical provides. Donations will be dropped off on the Haitian American Caucus, CapraCare and Brooklyn Commons.
https://newyork.cbslocal.com/2021/08/15/nypd-help-haiti-earthquake/ | NYPD Precincts Accumulating Provides For Haiti In Wake Of Lethal Earthquake – CBS New York