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.
…at least 164 U.S. citizens have been evacuated
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.
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.
This video tells the stories so some America families still awaiting news of their loved ones.
New – Missing Americans?
Sam Dixon, Clinton Rabb, James Gulley, Sarla Chand, Rick Santos, Ann Varghese Missing