The magnitude of the loss of life and devastation from Haiti’s earthquake became more apparent today, as the Red Cross estimated that around 50,000 people have died.
A growing international rescue effort struggles to save the injured from dying, and aid organizations say that as many as three million people — a third of Haiti’s population — may be in need of help.
Port-au-Prince’s airport is the hub for humanitarian aid arriving from overseas — supplies as well as rescue teams. Worldfocus spoke with Laura Blank, who just arrived in Port-au-Prince to work with the relief group World Vision.
Watch our audio slideshow with Laura’s observations about the situation and photos from around the capital:
For more Worldfocus coverage of Haiti, visit our extended coverage page: Haiti’s Poor.