Maria Teresa Dowling
Summary: wife of high-ranking U.N. military component deputy chief Gen. Ricardo Toro stationed at the United Nations Stabilisation Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) based in Port-au-Prince, Haiti who was among one of more than 4 Chilean foreigners reported missing and presumed dead following the catastrophic 7.0-magnitude earthquake in Haiti that killed approximately 316,000 people and injured more than 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
Died: January 12, 2010
Location: Port-au-Prince, Haiti