One Week After Quake, Haiti Still in Turmoil

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It has been one week since the 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti, devastating the capital city of Port-au-Prince.

Authorities now estimate the death toll as high as 200,000 and at least 1.5 million people are homeless.

There are more reports of looting in different parts of the city.

David Darg is the director of International Disaster Relief and Special Projects for Operation Blessing International.  He is with the OB team currently in Haiti.  Click here to read his blog.

CBN News International Correspondent George Thomas is reporting from Haiti. Click here for his update.

To see all of CBN News coverage of the Haiti earthquake and its aftermath, go to the SPECIAL SECTION:  Haiti Earthquake and Recovery page.

As relief pours into the country, the United Nations World Food Program says it needs 100 million prepared meals to help victims get through the next 30 days.

Meanwhile, authorities are trying to stave off a second catastrophe of people dying a slow death from disease and hunger.

Medical personnel are overwhelmed and lack basic items, like medicines and disinfected surgical tools. Thousands of victims lie in makeshift facilities waiting for treatment.

Needed supplies like food and water are also slow in getting to the people. On Monday, U.S. military helicopters dropped bottles of water to desperate crowds.

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