MONDAY, JAN. 18
A man walks through downtown Port-au-Prince, Monday. PATRICK FARRELL
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European nations pledge more than a half-billion dollars in emergency and long-term aid, on top of at least $100 million promised earlier by the U.S.
U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon asks the Security Council to augment peacekeeping contingent by 1,500 policemen and 2,000 troops, increasing the 9,000-strong UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti.
Former President and now U.N. Special Envoy to Haiti Bill Clinton visits Port-au-Prince, tours hospitals, disaster areas, declares aid will begin moving faster.
Media and humanitarian group report incidents of looting and gunfire, but U.S. military says there is no widespread disorder.
Vice President Joe Biden says during a prayer breakfast in South Florida that the United States is firmly committed over the long term to helping Haiti recover.
World Food Program announces an agreement with the U.S.-run airport in Port-au-Prince to give humanitarian flights priority in landing.
Dutch adoption agencies and the government sent a chartered plane to Haiti on Monday to airlift out more than 100 children who were in the process of being adopted by parents in the Netherlands before the earthquake.
International Committee of the Red Cross in Geneva reports that people of Port-au-Prince are struggling to survive, as access to shelter, sanitation, water, food and medical care remains extremely limited.
U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates says U.S. forces in Haiti can defend themselves and innocent Haitians or foreigners if lawlessness boils over. More than 12,000 U.S. forces are expected to be in the region by end of day.
TUESDAY, JAN. 19
A police officer hunts for looters in Port-au-Prince, Tuesday. CARL JUSTE
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