The State Department official has confirmed one unnamed American is found dead in the rubble of the Haiti earthquake. Updates as available. See a video of American Kristy Wolley speaking of her missing husband, and others. Update: see link to missing Americans below.
Update 1-15-10 9:00 p.m. Just heard on the news that 6 Americans are confirmed dead, but another 15 are suspected dead. No names at this time.
As of this morning:
...at least 164 U.S. citizens have been evacuatedThis video tells the stories so some America families still awaiting news of their loved ones.
State Department spokesman P. J. Crowley said in a briefing Thursday that Coast Guard C-130 planes have airlifted 42 American officials and their families and another 72 private citizens to safety.
He said that another 370 Americans were awaiting flights out today. There were some 45,000 Americans living in Haiti at the time of the earthquake, and officials said few had contacted American authorities in the hours immediately after the quake.
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