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Us Transport Ship Carries Cargo for quake relief to Haiti

The US cargo is heading to Haiti to provide quake relief to the affected people. The transport ship is contains fleet surgical team, 200 marines, helicopter, and craft unit for landing.This help by US was provided to the affected people in Haiti who were struck by a 7.2-magnitude earthquake in southwestern part of the Island nation. The earthquake has disrupted homes, roads, and has killed more than 2,000 people.

According to report, the US ship called USS Arlington left the Naval Station Norfolk and is expected to reach by coming Sunday to Haiti. has experienced such a major earthquake since 2010 when it was hit by a 7.0-magnitude quake which killed around 250,000 people. This pervious earthquake had hit the Port-au-Prince.

According to the information revealed by Haiti Civil Protection Agency, 12000 people have been killed and over 12,000 have been severely injured.  Hospitals in the areas that have hardly hit by the earthquake overfilled in the need for medical care.

The US in response to the incidence has transported Coast Guard helicopters. The Coast Guard helicopters have provided assistance to hundreds of people and have transported around 7,000 pounds of equipment essential for medical care. It has also supplied U.S. Coast Guard cutters. In addition to this, eight military helicopters have been provided to Haiti from Joint Task Force-Bravo, Honduras.The US is helping the people with other aids as well such as extend date for Hiatin people to qualify for Temporary Protected Status (TPS).

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