Today, Secretary Clinton met with Haitian President Preval in Port-au-Prince. Following their meeting, Secretary Clinton said, "We had a very good meeting about all the priorities of his government. We are focused on prioritizing humanitarian assistance - water, food, medical help -- those who are suffering.... We discussed the priorities of restoring communications and electricity. We agreed we would be coordinating together ...to achieve these goals."
Secretary concluded, "I want to speak directly to the Haitian people through the Haitian media. We are here at the invitation of your government to help the Haitian people. Speaking personally, I know the great resilience of the haitian people I believe Haiti will come back stronger and better."Full Text
Anyone wishing to donate or provide assistance in Haiti following the devastating earthquake that struck near Port au Prince on Jan 12, 2010, is asked to contact the Center for International Disaster Information.
For those interested in helping immediately, simply text "HAITI" to "90999" and a donation of $10 will be given automatically to the Red Cross to help with relief efforts, charged to your cell phone bill.