Estimates of the dead from Haiti being put into mass graves is approaching 200,000. The Red Cross officially has come out against mass graves,.85% of the government officials were killed in Haiti. So there was to be minimal direction in the handling survivors as well as those who died in the Earthquake.
The US National Funeral Directors Association(NFDA) failed to respond immediately to the needs of the disposal of the dead in Haiti.
Here is a a montage of the living an the dead.
The International Committee of the Red Cross is among those groups and organizations that object to the mass burials. They contend the dead should be treated with greater dignity. Red Cross spokesman Bernard Barrett. “What’s important is, whatever is done, must be done in a way that bodies will be eventually identified so that the families will know what happened to these people and they will not be left in uncertainty forever,” he said.
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