NEW YORK Jan 13 Citigroup Inc's (C.N) main
building in Haiti suffered extensive damage after an earthquake
late on Tuesday, according to an internal memo, and the bank is
trying to track down its 44 employees in the nation.
"Our top priority is to ensure that our colleagues are safe
and accounted for," the memo said.
The earthquake's epicenter was 10 miles from Haitian
capital city Port-Au-Prince, where Citigroup had a three-story
building. The earthquake may have killed tens of thousands of
people and was the most powerful in Haiti in more than a
Citigroup is sending a team with medical equipment,
humanitarian supplies, and satellite phones to Haiti, to help
the company's employees and support emergency response efforts,
the memo said.
(Reporting by Dan Wilchins; editing by Andre Grenon)