Cecilia Corneo

 

 

Age: 39

 

Summary: Italian diplomat and programme officer for the United Nations Stabilisation Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) who was among one of more than 21 Italian foreigners reported missing and presumed dead following the catastrophic 7.0-magnitude earthquake in Haiti that killed approximately 316,000 people and injured over 250,000 others during a series of severe aftershocks, which caused severe damages to at least 30,000 commercial buildings and destroyed much of the Caribbean island's infrastructure region becoming one of the most powerful earthquakes to strike the country in 200 years.

 

 

Cause of Death: Killed during an earthquake

 

Born: 1970

 

Died: January 12, 2010

 

Location: Port-au-Prince, Haiti