The national cathedral, the presidential palace and the building that houses parliament have been destroyed. Fifty thousand people are believed to have been killed, including the archbishop of Haiti. The country has been struggling in the aftermath of three hurricanes, so this disaster has definitely affected the area. Police and government officials have been hindered in their duties as they attempt to account for and assist their own loved ones. You can help by giving to any of the organizations mentioned inthis post (scroll down).