Tampa Bay Informer - National News
Friday, 12 February 2010 13:26

To Haiti with Love: Hometown Help for Haiti

The Presidential Palace - Photo by Brad KuglerOn January 12th, at approximately 5:00 in the afternoon, the impoverished island nation of Haiti was rocked by an unexpected and severe tragedy. Although earthquakes are not uncommon in the Caribbean, quakes of that magnitude are. While there have been five major earthquakes reported in Haiti's history, the last was in 1860, and January’s 7.0 earthquake was the worst they have seen in 200 years.

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Volunteer Ministers Recieved Training from the National Florida Guard in OrlandoMembers of the Church of Scientology Disaster Response of Tampa recently joined members of other faith-based disaster response organizations in a special Points of Distribution (POD) training session, conducted by the Florida National Guard in Orlando, in preparation for the coming 2009 hurricane season.

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