LA Responds to the Earthquake in Haiti

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Seventy-two LA County firefighters are ready to ship out for Haiti with aid for victims of the massive earthquake. Meantime, some 10,000 Haitians living in the Los Angeles area are waiting word about friends and relatives back home. TiGeorges, a Haitian restaurant on Glendale Boulevard, is an informal clearing house for information.




  • Matt Levesque - Inspector, Los Angeles County Fire Department
  • George Laguerre - Inspector, Los Angeles County Fire Department
  • Kate Hutton - City of Los Angeles' Emergency Management Department - @ReadyLA
  • Amy Wilentz - contributing editor at the Nation, journalism professor at University of California, Irvine; author of “The Rainy Season: Haiti Since Duvalier” and “Farewell” - @amywilentz


Warren Olney