The branch office in the Dominican Republic .  We left here for Haiti on Friday,  February 19, at  5:30  in the morning
We stopped at the missionary house in Azua for breakfast and to take two missionaries with us
With the two missionary couples (the brother who is standing and his wife on the left, and the couple sitting at the cente...
From left :  an interested person who was transported to the DR for an operation on his left leg and were we now bringing ...
Preparing from departure. With us was a nurse from the US volunteered his services for two weeks and came with us to Haiti...
The interested person travels . . . business class. He can’t bend his operated leg; his thigh bone was crushed and now tot...
The best passports to get into Haiti . . .
A little after the border-crossing
We overtook a long convoy of Canadian military vehicles
Evidence of the disaster appears long before reaching   Port-au-Prince
We reach Haiti Branch.   John Goode ( www.thomazeau.org ) is among the first to welcome us
A big tent has been set up in the yard for the relief supplies. During the first few weeks, all Bethel family helped here,...
Relief supplies were sent from all over the world
After we have something to eat, the brothers took us down town. Although a lot of debris has already been cleaned up, ther...
 
 
The innumerable tents set up in every available open space in Port-au-prince are telltale signs of the extent of the disas...
 
 
 
 
 
Despite all, life goes on  . . .
Many are still afraid to sleep in their homes opting for the safety of a tent. Criminals find a lot of opportunity to loot...
 
 
 
 
 
Almost all houses located on the slope seen at the back collapsed
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Everywhere people are seen gathering cement blocks, bricks, or anything they can use from the debris to rebuild their houses
 
The big cathedral of the city collapsed
The presidential palace is in tatters
Used to be the city’s pride and joy . . .
 
Over the weekend the brothers had their circuit assembly. After the end of the regular program, Bro. Splane gave a very en...
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  1. 1. The branch office in the Dominican Republic . We left here for Haiti on Friday, February 19, at 5:30 in the morning
  2. 2. We stopped at the missionary house in Azua for breakfast and to take two missionaries with us
  3. 3. With the two missionary couples (the brother who is standing and his wife on the left, and the couple sitting at the center back ). These missionaries have done, and are still doing, a lot to help Haitian brothers who came here for health care. Lots of heart-rending and heart-warming accounts . . .
  4. 4. From left : an interested person who was transported to the DR for an operation on his left leg and were we now bringing back to Haiti, his fleshly brother, and two MTS graduates from Guadeloupe helping out here in Azua in the Haitian field
  5. 5. Preparing from departure. With us was a nurse from the US volunteered his services for two weeks and came with us to Haiti; here in his uniform
  6. 6. The interested person travels . . . business class. He can’t bend his operated leg; his thigh bone was crushed and now totally replaced by a metal bar. He may never be able to use his leg; still he told us smiling how happy he is to be alive . . .
  7. 7. The best passports to get into Haiti . . .
  8. 8. A little after the border-crossing
  9. 9. We overtook a long convoy of Canadian military vehicles
  10. 10. Evidence of the disaster appears long before reaching Port-au-Prince
  11. 11. We reach Haiti Branch. John Goode ( www.thomazeau.org ) is among the first to welcome us
  12. 12. A big tent has been set up in the yard for the relief supplies. During the first few weeks, all Bethel family helped here, even translators
  13. 13. Relief supplies were sent from all over the world
  14. 14. After we have something to eat, the brothers took us down town. Although a lot of debris has already been cleaned up, there is a lot to be done
  15. 17. The innumerable tents set up in every available open space in Port-au-prince are telltale signs of the extent of the disaster
  16. 23. Despite all, life goes on . . .
  17. 24. Many are still afraid to sleep in their homes opting for the safety of a tent. Criminals find a lot of opportunity to loot or rob. During the first night, with many people sleeping out in the street amidst their rescued possessions, criminals shouted “tsunami coming!” and stole hastily abandoned food and valuables
  18. 30. Almost all houses located on the slope seen at the back collapsed
  19. 40. Everywhere people are seen gathering cement blocks, bricks, or anything they can use from the debris to rebuild their houses
  20. 42. The big cathedral of the city collapsed
  21. 43. The presidential palace is in tatters
  22. 44. Used to be the city’s pride and joy . . .
  23. 46. Over the weekend the brothers had their circuit assembly. After the end of the regular program, Bro. Splane gave a very encouraging talk. In addition to this circuit, all brothers who had lost loved ones in the earthquake were invited to attend the talk

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