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UMass Boston- After earthquake, campus increases its efforts in Haiti

When the news broke about the devastating earthquake in Haiti, the first thing on Professor Alix Cantave's mind, like many others, was contacting his family, friends, and colleagues in Haiti. Only after days of watching, waiting, calling, and praying did Cantave begin to realize the extent of the work that lay ahead: The Haitian government has estimated that more than 217,000 people have died, 300,000 are injured and 1,000,000 are homeless. More...