Yonkers group sends medical supplies to Haiti

The Afya Foundation has been on the frontlines of natural disasters including Haiti's massive quake in 2010. Following Saturday's earthquake there, CEO Danielle Butin mobilized her troops immediately and got her rescue efforts underway.

Why Haiti is prone to devastating earthquakes | EXPLAINER

Earthquakes have been wreaking havoc in Haiti since at least the 18th century, when the city of Port-au-Prince was destroyed twice in 19 years. Haiti sits near the intersection of two tectonic plates that make up the Earth's crust. Earthquakes can occur when those plates move against each other and create friction.

Brooklyn's Haitian community reacts to latest tragedy

The images coming in from Haiti are heartbreaking: homes, businesses, and other structures reduced to rubble, possibly with survivors buried underneath. In Brooklyn, which is home to a large Haitian American population, Radio Soleil is a beacon for the latest information and a place to come together.