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After the devastating earthquake in Haiti, thousands of injured children are in desperate need of medical care. As hospitals are short of medical supplies and staff, they are sending out pleas for immediate help.
At least 20 people have died and hundreds have been injured after the quake struck in the early hours of Thursday. According to the US Geological Survey the earthquake had a magnitude of 5.7.
The streets of Port-au-Prince were eerily quiet Monday due to a general strike called over the security situation. The general strike comes days after 17 US and Canadian missionaries were abducted.
The missionaries were visiting an orphanage when they were abducted by a gang. Haiti has already witnessed more than 300 kidnappings this year.
A magnitude 7.2 earthquake has struck Haiti, leaving hundreds dead and more than 1,800 injured. Rescue efforts are ongoing and caretaker Prime Minister Ariel Henry says the demand for aid will be “enormous.”