Help for Haiti?: The Work Has Just Begun

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It's been almost a month since a 7.0 earthquake hit Haiti. Aid workers are still struggling to cope with a situation that some have described as worse than the 2004 tsunami. On the rebroadcast of today's To the Point, guest host Sara Terry explores humanitarian efforts. What aid is reaching people? Who still needs help? What are the biggest challenges? Also, Greeks strike over austerity measures, and California's largest for-profit insurer has notified customers with individual coverage that their rates could increase by as much as 39 percent.  Congress wants to investigate..


Banner image: United Nations' Peruvian Peacekeepers and the US Army provide security for food distribution coordinated by GOAL, the international humanitarian aide organization, in Place St. Pierre in Port-au-Prince. Each woman is given a card and then is helped with a 20 kilogram bag of rice by one of the men from the GOAL team. Photo: Sophia Paris/MINUSTAH via Getty Images

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Sara Terry