US Coast Guard Medevacs Earthquake Victims to Port-au-Prince

The United States Coast Guard continued to assist earthquake victims in Haiti after a magnitude-7.2 quake struck the country on August 14.

Footage released by the Department of Defense shows an aircrew from Elizabeth City, North Carolina, on August 24 as they performed medical evacuations from a remote area to Port-au-Prince, where the patients would receive a higher level of care, officials said.

As of August 24, 2,207 people had been confirmed dead from the earthquake, according to the country’s civil protection service. Credit: Department of Defense via Storyful

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