Haiti Earthquake Updates: What we know, what we are doing, and what we need
Updated: Aug 16, 2021
WHAT WE KNOW:
There were several aftershocks throughout the night and into this morning. Most of our staff members, children, and families in Neply slept outside last night in fear of more building collapses. (Above photos))
The Southern region of the island is where the earthquake’s epicenter was and where the most destruction and loss of life is being reported. As of 11 a.m. on August 15th, 2021, the death toll has risen to 724 with thousands others injured and more still missing.