Concerned Clinton arrives back in Washington

A concerned Secretary Clinton returned from warm Hawaii to chilly Washington this morning (as seen above at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland) after canceling the rest of her Pacific trip to deal with the devastation from the Haiti earthquake. Before leaving Hawaii, she said: [W]e are facing a disaster of as yet unknown magnitude. ...

Photos, top to bottom: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images, Joe Raedle/Getty Images
Photos, top to bottom: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images, Joe Raedle/Getty Images
Photos, top to bottom: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images, Joe Raedle/Getty Images

A concerned Secretary Clinton returned from warm Hawaii to chilly Washington this morning (as seen above at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland) after canceling the rest of her Pacific trip to deal with the devastation from the Haiti earthquake. Before leaving Hawaii, she said:

[W]e are facing a disaster of as yet unknown magnitude. And the problems that we're going to confront over the next days in particular as we try to launch successful search-and-rescue missions, followed up by the immediate pressing need for food and water in particular, are just of unimaginable extent. Therefore, I've decided to cancel the remainder of my trip and return to Washington this afternoon."

This morning on CNN, Clinton encouraged Americans to  text "Haiti" to 90999 to donate $10 for Red Cross relief efforts (the donation will automatically be added to your cell-phone bill).

A concerned Secretary Clinton returned from warm Hawaii to chilly Washington this morning (as seen above at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland) after canceling the rest of her Pacific trip to deal with the devastation from the Haiti earthquake. Before leaving Hawaii, she said:

[W]e are facing a disaster of as yet unknown magnitude. And the problems that we’re going to confront over the next days in particular as we try to launch successful search-and-rescue missions, followed up by the immediate pressing need for food and water in particular, are just of unimaginable extent. Therefore, I’ve decided to cancel the remainder of my trip and return to Washington this afternoon.”

This morning on CNN, Clinton encouraged Americans to  text “Haiti” to 90999 to donate $10 for Red Cross relief efforts (the donation will automatically be added to your cell-phone bill).

Joe Raedle/Getty Images

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Preeti Aroon was copy chief at Foreign Policy from 2009 to 2016 and was an FP assistant editor from 2007 to 2009. Twitter: @pjaroonFP

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