Victims of Haiti’s catastrophic earthquake spent their second day coping with the destruction.
Hundreds of thousands of people have neither water, sanitation nor electricity.
The Red Cross in Haiti estimates that as many as 50,000 people died in Tuesday’s quake, but many Haitian officials say the number could be twice as high.
Al Jazeera English‘s Sebastian Walker reports from Port-au-Prince. [Some of the following images are very graphic].
Haiti is the poorest country in the Western hemisphere.
The country’s history beset with countless natural disasters and by almost interminable political and economic conflict.
International intervention has often been a mixed bag, and the nation 9 million people remain extremely vulnerable.
Avi Lewis of Al Jazeera English reports.
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