This information is current as of today, Tuesday, January 12 2010, 22:14:37 GMT-0600 (Central Standard Time).
Washington, D.C.– The State Department Operations Center has set up the following number for Americans seeking information about family members in Haiti: 1-888-407-4747 (due to heavy volume, some callers may receive a recording).
The State Department says the United States embassy is still in the early stages of contacting American Citizens through our Warden Network. Communications are very difficult within Haiti at this time.
This is a first person account of the quake and the first day of rescues by a missionary friend of mine in Haiti