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Missionaries in Haiti Cope with Trauma

In a country growing increasingly desperate for food, water, and medical supplies, organizations push forward to treat the wounded.
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Eighteen tons of emergency supplies from World Vision arrived in Port-au-Prince Friday night. The organization's own offices in Haiti suffered heavy quake damage; the main office is no longer usable. Operations continued from a second building.

World Vision posted Twitter updates Friday night in 1-hour increments:

8:26 p.m.: Most powerful moment today-unsafe hospital forces wounded of all ages outside. People everywhere.

9:03 p.m.: We just need more help. There's not enough water, food or medical supplies. And it's absolutely unacceptable.

10:10 p.m.: An extremely long and emotional day - so many children on their own. Tomorrow brings hope of more supplies.

Medical missionaries return to Haiti

The first team from Medical Teams International arrived in Haiti Friday. The team includes Dr. Joe and Linda Markee, who served as medical missionaries in Haiti for many years. An orthopedic surgeon will lead the second team on Sunday.

Accounts from missionaries living in the midst of disaster

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