7.0 earthquake devastates Haiti

Updated: January 14, 2010, 2:09 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

The devastating earthquake that hit Haiti on Tuesday has athletes of Haitian descent scrambling to locate friends and relatives still on the island.

There is no official death count, but President Rene Preval said he believes the death toll from the magnitude-7.0 earthquake is in the thousands.

The International Red Cross says a third of Haiti's 9 million people may need emergency aid, though again it could take days for a clear picture of the damage to emerge.

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