If this were Louisiana, how would the US and Americans, and their media, be reacting? What, exactly, is the difference between someone who dies or is left homeless in Haiti and someone in Louisiana who dies or is left homeless?
The distance between Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti and New Orleans is 1,359 miles.
The distance between Port-au-Prince and Washington, DC is 1,438 miles
The distance between New Orleans and Boston is 1,348 miles.