Latest on the earthquake in Haïti from IFLA and the global library community

Workers painstakingly retrieve records from the ruins of the tax office; image courtesy of ICBS

Workers painstakingly retrieve records from the ruins of the Tax Office

On this page we are collecting the latest news from the library community around the world about the devastating earthquake in Haïti.  Updates will be made as soon as available.

If you'd like to suggest a link, please contact our Communications Officer, Louis Takács.

For a first impression, watch the video below taken by security cameras during the earthquake.

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Haiti security cameras during earthquake

The National Library of Haiti's security cameras document the moment , on January 12th, when Haiti's earthquake impacts the library in Port-au-Prince.

(From YouTube, by deborahjoy1)

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Cultural heritage, Disaster relief, Preservation, Haiti

Last update: 1 March 2013