New Zealand children confirmed dead in Haiti

09:21, January 15, 2010      

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The husband and two daughters of a New Zealand woman caught up in the earthquake in Haiti were confirmed to have died, New Zealand media reported on Friday.

Emily Sanson-Rejouis had been living in a hotel apartment in the capital Port-au-Prince with French-Haitian husband Emmanuel and three young daughters when the 7.0 quake hit on Tuesday.

The family said as they grieve for Emmanuel Rejouis and daughters Kofie-Jade, 5, and Zenzie, 4, their efforts are focused on proper medical care for Alyahna and support for her mother, Radio New Zealand reported.

Sanson-Rejouis managed to rescue her youngest daughter, who waslying underneath her father, her step-sister Caroline Larnach said on Thursday. Alyahna, 2, has injuries including at least one broken leg.

Source: Xinhua
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