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Haiti earthquake: essential staff and goods on their way

15-01-2010 Film Ref. cr-f-01046-w

From the onset of the disaster, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) staff already in Haiti distributed medical items to hospitals. The relief effort is gathering pace with the departure from Geneva of specialized staff to Port-au-Prince. A cargo plane carrying 40 tonnes of relief supplies left Switzerland Thursday evening. Due to the prevailing chaos in Haiti, access and security are the biggest challenges the humanitarian community is now facing.


  • Copyright: ICRC
  • Release year: 2010
  • Production locations: Haiti
  • Running time: 3 min
  • Reference: cr-f-01046-w