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The magnitude of Haiti's new reality

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Haiti behind the lens
  • THE TOLL: 212,000 dead
  • THE EFFECT: 3 million affected by the quake
  • THE CHILDREN: 625 orphans have left Haiti
  • THE RESPONSE: $1,554,992,908 contributions and commitments
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Port-au-Prince, Haiti (CNN) -- One month after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake devastated Haiti, the enormity of the country's damage is clear. The numbers tell stories of death and destruction, as well as a global outpouring of aid.

CNN has compiled the latest, most reliable figures available as the devastation continues to unfold:


212,000: Latest estimate of the death toll, from the Civil Protection Agency of the Government of Haiti
More than 300,000: Number of injured, according to the United Nations


9 million: Population of Haiti according to the United Nations. The World Health Organizations estimates a slightly higher population of 9.7 million
3 million: Estimated number of people affected by the quake
467,701: People who have left Port-au-Prince using free transportation provided by the government. The number who left by private means is undetermined.

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300,000: Children younger than 2 who need nutritional support
625: Haitian orphans who have been evacuated
25,000 - 4,600: Number of schools in Haiti affected by the earthquake


$522,609,506: Total USAID and DOD humanitarian assistance
$802,296,651: Uncommitted pledges
$1,554,992,908: International contributions and commitments according to the United Nations

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11,274: U.S. military personnel in and around Haiti
1.9 million: Number of people the World Food Programme has delivered food to
1,885,118: Number of people the World Food Programme and "partners" has delivered food assistance to
74: Average number of incoming flights per day to Port-au-Prince


7 U.N. civilians: Five national staff and 2 U.N. Volunteers are still missing
92: U.N. workers confirmed dead
30: U.N. workers injured
13,427: American citizens moved out of Haiti
79: Americans confirmed dead

Sources: Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, the Red Cross, the United Nations, the U.S. Agency for International Development, the U.S. State Department and the World Food Programme, Pan American Health Organization, World Health Organization

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