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Some in U.S. waiting to hear from family members in Haiti after earthquake – KCRA Sacramento

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Some in U.S. waiting to hear from family members in Haiti after earthquake

AND FRIENDS. >> BERNARD GRGEOES WOKE UP TO THESE DEVASTING IMAGES OF HIS HOMETOWN IN HAITI. >> WHEN I HEARD ABOUT IT I SAID, OH MY GOD. LETICIA: GEORGES SPOKE TO HIS COUSIN THIS MORNING BUT WITH MOST OF INTERNET AND PHONE SERVICE DOWN HE STILL HASN’T REACHED HIS BROTHER AND SISTER WHO LIVE THERE. >> WE ARE STILL PANICKED BECAUSE THEY ARE TRYING TO REACH SOME OF THE FAMILY MEMBERS. WE ARE UNABLE JUST TO REACH THEM SO WE DON’T KNOW WHETHER OR NOT THEY ARE STILL ALIVE. WHAT HAPPENED TO THEM BECAUSE OF THE LOST CONNECTION. LETIA:CI THE FOUNDER OF NEW BRIDGES FOR HAITIAN SUCCESS WAS JUST IN HAITI LAST MONTH DELIVERING SUPPLIES TO FAMILIES. TODAY’S QUAKE BRINGS BKAC MEMORIES OF THE 2010 DEVASTATION HE EERXPIENCED AREA — EXPERICE.EN >> SOME OF THE HOUSES TOTALLY COLLAPSED. IT REFLECTS ME THE SAME SITUATION IN 20.01 THE SAME EARTHQUAKE. THIS ONE IS A 7.2. LETICIA: GEORGES SAYS PEOPLE IN HAITI WHO SURVIVED DON’T KNOW WHAT TO DOEX NT. >> AND NOW YOU HAVE THIS EARTHQUAKE, PEOPLE ARE STILL GOING CRAZY. PEOPLE PANICKED. THEY DON’T KNOW WHAT TO DO. THEY DON’T KNOW WHERE TO .GO THEY DON’T KNOW WHAT TO EXPECT. LETICIA: THEAITI HAN NOW LIVING IN RHODE ISLAND IS ASKING FOR PRAYERS. AND FOR PEOPLE IN THE U.S. TO SUPPORT ORGANIZATIONS THAT HELP ITI.HA IS ANYONE TALKING ABOUT DEATHS RIGHT NOW? >> THERE WILL BE A LOT OF DEAD BODIES SO THEY DON’T KNOW WHERE THEY ARE GOING TO PLACE THEM. FOLKS WILL MISS THEIR ARMS, MISSING A PART OF THEIR BODY. WHERE ARE THEY GOINGOR F TREATMENT? WE DON’T KNOW. WE DON’T HAVE HOSPITALS TREHE JUST TO ASSIST THEM. LETICIA: HOW SOON WOULD YOU BE AB LE TO GO DO YOU THINK? >> IF IT IS NECESSA TRYO GO THERE TOMORROW, I WILL GO TOMORR

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Some in U.S. waiting to hear from family members in Haiti after earthquake

More than 300 people were killed and hundreds more were injured and missing after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti on Saturday.Currently, people with loved ones in Haiti are worried sick about whether or not they survived the quake.Bernard Georges is the founder of New Bridges for Haitian Success. KCRA 3 spoke with Georges about the desperate effort to connect with family and friends.Hear more of what he had to say in the video above.

More than 300 people were killed and hundreds more were injured and missing after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti on Saturday.

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Currently, people with loved ones in Haiti are worried sick about whether or not they survived the quake.

Bernard Georges is the founder of New Bridges for Haitian Success. KCRA 3 spoke with Georges about the desperate effort to connect with family and friends.

Hear more of what he had to say in the video above.

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