An 8.8 earthquake hit just off the coast of Chile early Saturday morning, killing at least 802 people and creating tsunami warnings in more than 50 countries across the Pacific ocean. Thousands are believed to have been left homeless due to the widespread destruction of buildings. – after The Huffington Post

I’ve added the information on the Chile earthquake relief.

On January 12th 2010 the 7.0-magnitude quake killed at least 100,000 people in Haiti, one of the poorest countries in the world.

Two weeks later, after indescribable efforts to first rescue the survivors from under the rubble, save their lives, and then keep them alive while facing the limited sources of food and water, the U.N. now says up to 1 million people require shelter… Continue reading