People attend on January 16, 2010 in Paris, a gathering, called by French-Haitian associations, in solidarity for the victims of the Haiti earthquake. France will give $2.88 million dollars worth of food aid to earthquake-stricken Haiti, which would back the efforts of the UN World Food Program and provide high-protein biscuits for more than 18,000 children under five years old. By Fred Dufour/AFP/Getty.

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