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[About] Being African [Today]
The Continuous Reality of Being of African Descent
African Population - 10 Million
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Over 2,000 Amputees Due to Injuries Suffered in Earthquake
January 2010
Over 300,000 Haitians were left injured after the 7.0 earthquake. Of that number, 100,000 were left permanently disabled, with over 2,000 having had limbs removed by medical amputation.
Over 250,000 Deaths Among Haitians After 7.0 Earthquake
January 2010
The 7.0 earthquake caused major damage in cities, taking down homes, hospitals and schools; electrical, communication and transportation systems, with over 250,000 lives lost.