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Haiti - one year on


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Haiti - one year on

  1. 1. Haiti <ul><li>One year on </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>Orich Florestal (left), 24 and Rosemond Altidon, 22, stand on the edge of their partially destroyed apartment of Port-au-Prince January 9, 2011. An estimated 230,000 people were killed and much of the capital Port-au-Prince was destroyed on Jan 12, 2010. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>A worker carries crosses to be placed in a the ground as they build a memorial in memory of the tens of thousands killed and buried in the mass grave at Titanyen on January 11, 2011 on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>An aerial view of a tent city in Port-au-Prince is seen on January 10, 2011 - One million people still homeless and living in tent camps such as this one in Port-au-Prince, the nation's capital, seen three weeks after the quake. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>People walk on a street in downtown Port-au-Prince January 9, 2011. Over 3,000 are suffering from cholera, brought in by the UN support team!! An estimated 9 million cu metres of rubble still remains to be cleared from the streets. Stealing of food is rife, as is sexual violence against women and girls. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Earthquake survivor Darlene Etienne, centre, shows a photo of her rescue shot to neighbours on Sunday Jan. 9, 2011. The 17year-old was pulled from the rubble of her cousin's home by French rescue workers, more than two weeks after the Jan. 12 massive earthquake. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>A worker of Handicap International assists an earthquake victim with a prosthetic leg at a centre for amputees in Port-au-Prince January 10, 2011. Thousands of people lost limbs in the January 12, 2010 </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Soccer players from Haiti's Zaryen team (in blue) and the national amputee team fight for the ball during a friendly match at the national stadium in Port-au-Prince January 10, 2011. Sprinting on their crutches at breakneck speed, the young soccer players who lost legs in Haiti's earthquake last year project a symbol of hope and resilience in a land where so much is broken. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Before: A photograph from nearly a year ago shows a fire burning at the Hyppolite iron market in downtown Port-au-Prince on January 29, 2010. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>After: People look at the newly reconstructed iron market completed in January 2011. The historic trading centre was originally constructed in the 1890's and has been rebuilt this year after a fire levelled it shortly after the January 12, 2010 earthquake. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>A man listens to the radio inside his battery-charging business at Petionville Club golf course IDP camp in Port-au-Prince January 7, 2011. Reconstruction has barely begun in Haiti a year after its catastrophic earthquake </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>A woman walks past a neighbourhood in Port-au-Prince, Haiti on January 11, 2011. </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>The ruins of the Cathedral in Port-au-Prince in January of 2011, ahead of the one year anniversary of the devastating earthquake. </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Before: The damaged Fort National neighborhood in Port-au-Prince viewed on February 24, 2010, with the national telephone company Teleco building in the background, just after the 2010 earthquake hit Haiti. </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>After: The damaged Fort National neighbourhood in Port-au-Prince seen one year later, on January 6, 2011. </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Before: Back in 2010, a large crowd gathers at the ruins of St. Gerard University after receiving reports of a person still alive under the rubble on February 6, 2010 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>After: The rebuilt St. Gerard University (R) and another rebuilt building are seen on January 7, 2011. </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Before: One year ago, earthquake survivors bathe and wash clothes in a stream next to destroyed homes on February 9, 2010 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>After: Haitians bathe and wash clothes in the same stream as the previous photo, on January 8, 2011. </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>Deaf-mute earthquake victims are seen inside their new houses donated by the International Red Cross in Port-au-Prince January 9, 2011. </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>Dan Woolley, a U.S. citizen who survived the January 12, 2010 Haiti earthquake, prays at the site of the destroyed Hotel Montana where he was rescued, in Port-au-Prince January 9, 2011. He told U.S. media after his rescue that he had used a first-aid app on his iPhone to stop the bleeding from his injuries. </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>Sebastian Lamoth, 8, right, puts on his prosthesis at his home in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday Jan. 10, 2011. Lamoth's leg was amputated due to an injury suffered in the Jan. 12, 2010 earthquake. </li></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>Are corpses an immediate threat to the health of the city? </li></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>A boy watches out from his tent shortly after the ‘quake struck on 12 January 2010 – he’s probably still there! </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>END </li></ul>