Wyclef Jean| photo by: Johnny Louis/jlnphotography.com
An initial 7.0 quake hit Haiti just before 4pm EST today with thirteen aftershocks above 4.5 have happened since the quake hit. As vallery Magazine when to press, news of fatality and damage were still coming thru various news outlet. Due to the mass disaster communication to the country and first look at the devastation was given to us via social media websites like Twitter and Facebook.
Super Star Wyclef takes to his twitter asking friends and fans to pray for the people of his native country Haiti. He wrote, “Haiti just got hit with a Major Earthquake please call your family out there Now.” an hour later followed that tweet with a plea for support. He wrote, “Tsunami watch n Haiti right now! People unite… Haiti just been hit again with a 5 point 9 earthquake! Please Pray.”
Those who want to help can donate $5 to the Yele Haiti Earthquake Fund by texting “Yele” to 501501 (the amount will be charged to the person’s cell phone bill) or can visit www.Yele.org and click “Donate.”
Jimmy Jean Louis| Johnny Louis/jlnphotography.com
Also a statement release from Actor Jimmy Jean Louis thru his foundations hufh.org â€œAfter the catastrophic earthquake today, Haiti is in dire need of any help.
With still next to no news of the outcome of this 7.0 magnitude earthquake, Hollywood Unites for Haiti pleads for any information that may be helpful to ascertain the immediate impact that this disaster has had on Haiti and its neighboring countries.
Basic necessities will be required: water, blankets, medication, temporary shelter and much more. Any kind of donations to relief and humanitarian charities would be greatly appreciated as Haiti really needs your help!
If you need guidance on where to direct charitable donations, here is a partial list of worthy organizations.â€
Jimmy Jean-Louis -HUFH
The early estimate report suggests that buildings, hospital, house including the Haiti presidential palace claps. Raymond A. Joseph, the U.S. ambassador to Haiti, says, “This is really a catastrophe of major proportions for Haiti,”