Help for Haiti
On January 12, 2010, Haiti was struck by the most violent earthquake in a century. The earthquake caused massive damage inside and around the capital city of Port-au-Prince.
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has the lead Federal responsibility to provide notification of earthquakes in order to enhance public safety and to reduce losses through effective forecasts based on the best possible scientific information.
- Listen to USGS podcasts about the earthquake
- Learn more about the earthquake.
Visit WhiteHouse.gov to learn more about how you can help victims of the Haiti earthquake, get information about friends or family members in Haiti, and find out how other federal agencies are responding to the crisis.
To make a donation to help victims of the Haiti earthquake, please visit USAID.gov/Haiti.