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Six One News: Search for Haiti survivors winds down

Six One News: Search for Haiti survivors winds down
Friday January 22, 2010

Flor McCarthy reports that UN teams are switching focus from trying to find survivors to providing humanitarian aid to those left destitute. Samantha Libreri reports that a plane carrying 25 tonnes of aid supplies left Dublin Airport. Maurice McQuillan, Trocáire, explains how the aid agencies are working to help those affected by the devastating earthquake. Anthony Murnane, Deputy Foreign Editor, reports on the scale of the disaster and why it was so devastating. Charlie Bird, Washington Correspondent, has spent the last week on the streets of Port-au-Prince, seeing first hand the destruction. Jim Fahy, Western Editor, looks at the turbulent history and at the tragic events that have turned Haiti into the poorest country in the western hemisphere. Anita Exantus, Haitian student living in Ireland; Paddy Doyle, Taxback.com, & Tom Arnold, Concern, discuss the earthquake and the aftermath. Images of the devastation after the 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti ten days ago.