Accession Number:

ADA588187

Title:

The U.S. Military Response to the 2010 Haiti Earthquake: Considerations for Army Leaders

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CA

Report Date:

2013-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

116.0

Abstract:

The 7.0-magnitude earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12, 2010, collapsed 100,000 structures, damaged 200,000 more, killed more than 316,000 people, injured 300,000 others, and displaced more than 1 million people. It virtually decapitated the Haitian government, destroying the presidential palace and 14 of 16 government ministries and claiming the lives of numerous government officials and employees, as well as the head of mission of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti MINUSTAH and his principal deputy.

Subject Categories:

  • Civil Defense

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE