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Posted byon January 17, 2010 at 10:44 PM EST
Earlier this evening, the White House released an overview of key facts and examples of government actions in response to the earthquake in Haiti. You can keep up to date with the latest news and resources on the response at the White House's dedicated webpage. Before this summary of what your government is doing, a quick reminder from former Presidents Bush and Clinton about how you can help.
Posted byon January 16, 2010 at 6:38 PM EST
Responding to the President's call, the U.S. Navy moved at top speed to ready ships, load them with supplies and steam toward Haiti to provide humanitarian assistance after the devastating earthquake there Tuesday.
Posted byon January 16, 2010 at 12:40 PM EST
"How can I help?"
That's what former Presidents Bush and Clinton both asked as the devastating impact of the earthquake in Haiti became clear. This question brought them to a place they both know well, the Oval Office. There they met with President Obama and agreed to lead a major fundraising effort for relief: the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund.
Posted byon January 15, 2010 at 6:19 PM EST
Another update from the President.
Posted byon January 15, 2010 at 6:01 PM EST
Joshua DuBois describes the best way to help those responding to the disaster in Haiti.
Posted byon January 15, 2010 at 11:13 AM EST
A readout of the President’s call with President Preval of Haiti.
The President on Haiti: "The First Waves of our Rescue and Relief Workers are on the Ground and at Work"Posted byon January 14, 2010 at 12:25 PM EST
This morning the President gave another update relief efforts in Haiti, promising the people of Haiti that "you will not be forsaken; you will not be forgotten." Again, while the US Government does all it can, you can also help immediately by donating to the international fund of the Red Cross to assist the relief effort.
Posted byon January 13, 2010 at 9:53 AM EST
Learn how to contribute to the relief effort for Haiti after the earthquake, either online or by text message.
Posted byon January 12, 2010 at 11:05 PM EST
Read the President's statement on the earthquake in Haiti and find out how to contribute to the relief effort.
Posted byon April 15, 2009 at 9:22 AM EST