The Haitian government Tuesday raised the death toll in last week's devastating earthquake to 75,000.
Some 250,000 people were wounded and a million more left homeless, the Haitian Civil Defense Department said in a statement.
The small Caribbean nation is in desperate need of tents, water, food, medical supplies and workers, the statement said.
There have been no exact figures about casualties after a 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit Haiti last Tuesday. Haitian officials estimated that the final death toll could reach between 100,000 and 200,000.
(Xinhua News Agency January 20, 2010)