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Expressions of life in quake ravaged Haiti

Last updated on: January 29, 2010 13:47 IST

Expressions of life in quake ravaged Haiti

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A woman yells as the crowd pushes during food distribution in front of the Presidential Palace in Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti, on Friday.

Vast quantities of aid are flowing into Haiti from all over the world, to assist the victims and survivors to get back on their feet.

Thousands were killed when a major quake of 7.3-magnitude rocked the Caribbean nation on January 13, 2010.


Photographs: Carlos Barria / Reuters
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Punished for no fault

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Children cry as the crowd pushes during a food distribution in Cite Soleil, Port-au-Prince on Friday.

Photographs: Eduardo Munoz / Reuters
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Catastrophic expressions

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People leave after receiving food in front of the Presidential Palace in Port-au-Prince on Friday

Photographs: Eliana Aponte / Reuters
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The struggle called existence

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A crowd breaks a door in a stampede to take bags with food from a distribution point in downtown Port-au-Prince, on Friday

The International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday it will disburse $114 million to Haiti by Friday to help the government get back on its feet and restart the economy devastated by a earthquake.


Photographs: Jorge Silva / Reuters
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Innocence devastated

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A child on his bed at a hospital in Jacmel, in Haiti, on Friday.

Angry crowds mobbed three food distribution sites in Haiti's capital on Thursday, the latest handouts to turn chaotic as aid groups struggle to help the throngs left desperate and hungry by the catastrophic earthquake.


Photographs: Marco Dormino / Reuters
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The last, and the only resort

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Survivors of Haiti's earthquake wait to get rice from Argentinean United Nations troops at the Cite Soleil in Port-au-Prince on Friday.

Photographs: Eliana Aponte / Reuters
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Fight to attain the minimum

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A Haitian man takes a bath after getting water from a broken pipe in Cite Soleil district in Port-au-Prince, on Friday.

Photographs: Jorge Silva / Reuters
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