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

The US Coast Guard transported critically injured Haitians from the mountain village of Annette to Port-au-Prince following a magnitude-7.2 earthquake that struck on August 14.

Video taken by Petty Officer 3rd Class Erik Villa Rodriguez shows Coast Guard air crews landing in Annette to medevac 20 critically injured citizens “to a higher level of care in Port-au-Prince” on Wednesday, August 18.

Officials reported at least 2,189 people died in the earthquake. Hundreds remained missing as of Wednesday. Credit: DVIDS via Storyful

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