Image via WikipediaUpdate on Coordinated Rapid Reponse to Earthquake in Haiti | Konbit Pou Ayiti: While the press has focused almost exclusively on Port au Prince, the surrounding area was also hit. Southwest of Port au Prince is the city of Jacmel. It is now reported to be unreachable by land.
"Out today from the UN in Jacmel these are some details of the damage
in Jacmel, which is a city of 34,000:
· 1,785 homes completely destroyed
· 4410 homes partially destroyed
· 87 commercial businesses destroyed
· 54 schools destroyed
· 24 hotels destroyed
· 26 churches destroyed
· 5730 families displaced
· Death count approaching 3,000, nearly 10% of the population
(Reported by Gwenn Mangine, www.mangine.org"