Haiti

After the earthquake

Haiti: Photographer Al Diaz Haiti: Photographer Carl Juste Haiti: Photographer Patrick Farrell MiamiHerald.com

Haiti: Photographer Al Diaz

  • Corail Cesselesse is the name of the government relocation camp in Haiti with over 5,000 earthquake victims living in tents assembled on a bed of gravel on June 30, 2010. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Corail Cesselesse is the name of the government relocation camp in Haiti with over 5,000 earthquake victims living in tents assembled on a bed of gravel on June 30, 2010. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Corail Cesselesse is the name of the government relocation camp in Haiti with over 5,000 earthquake victims living in tents assembled on a bed of gravel on June 30, 2010. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • At Champ de Mars camp in downtown Port-au-Prince residents deal with the temporary living conditions that are taking on aspects of permanency teaming with dwellers in this shanty town on June 26, 2010. Moise bathes under the towering statue of the forefather of Haitian Independence Toussaint Louverture. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Corail Cesselesse is the name of the government relocation camp in Haiti with over 5,000 earthquake victims living in tents on June 30, 2010. Here, camp resident Claudina Derozin, 17, covers her face to ward off the dust as she sits under the shade of her tent. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • At the Istitution Saint-Louis de Gonzague, on June 29, 2010, thousands of displaced earthquake victims are living on the school grounds while students continue to take classes in tents. Here elementary school students student their vocabulary. Left to right are Elysee Pasquy Anderson, 10, Antoine Marco, 9, and Josiuf Dave, 9. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • At Champ de Mars camp in downtown Port-au-Prince, residents deal with the temporary living conditions that are taking on aspects of permanency, teaming with dwellers in this shanty town on June 26, 2010. Here, Docteur Cerisier, 19, in his shack shared by 14 people. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • At Champ de Mars camp in downtown Port-au-Prince residents deal with the temporary living conditions that are taking on aspects of permanency teaming with dwellers in this shanty town on June 26, 2010. Guilaine Pierre, 49, holds her grandson Presly Boyer, 8 months, as she pours cooking oil into a jar for a customer. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Corail Cesselesse is the name of the government relocation camp in Haiti with over 5,000 earthquake victims living in tents on June 30, 2010. This woman, who did not want to be identified, bags charcoal for cooking. She sells it to camp residents. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Corail Cesselesse is the name of the government relocation camp in Haiti with over 5,000 earthquake victims living in tents assembled on a bed of gravel on June 30, 2010. Ditches have been dug to prevent flooding in the camp. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • The Petion-Ville Club golf course in Haiti is now home to many children who lack basic necessities. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Sandra Drouillard, 22, escorts her niece Cindy Talabert, 9, to their shelter. Safety and security is a concern at the camps in the Petion-Ville Club, golf course. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Julie Colin, left, does customer Johane Cenat's nails inside a makeshift beauty salon. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Customers wait at the Chez Julie Beauty Shop as Julie Colin, left, does customer Johane Cenat's nails. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • A sign advertises Chez Julie Beauty Shop located in the Petion-Ville Club, Haiti's only golf course, which is now home to thousands of earthquake survivors. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Paul Michelet, 29, gets a haircut from barber Charilirn Charles, 25, March 3, 2010. The makeshift barber shop is located on Haiti's only golf course, which is now home to tens of thousands of earthquake survivors. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Michele Elisnor, 23, carries a depiction of Jesus Christ's Last Supper to his tent. Elisnor says he cannot sleep at night so he got the painting in the hopes of warding off voodoo spirits that keep him awake at night. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Paul Michelet, 29, gets a haircut from barber Charilirn Charles, 25, March 3, 2010. The makeshift barber shop is located in a tent city on Haiti's only golf course. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Haiti's only golf course, the Petion-Ville Club, is home to tens of thousands of earthquake survivors. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Stephanie Vital, 18, sews a dress March 3, 2010 inside her makeshift tent using a rusty old sewing machine. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • A sea of plastic tarps covers the makeshift camp across Haiti's only golf course, the Petion-Ville Club, which is now home to tens of thousands of earthquake survivors. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Haitians attend a prayer service March 3, 2010 at the Petion-Ville Club, Haiti's only golf course, which is now home to thousands of earthquake survivors. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Michele Elisnor, 23, prays inside his tent March 3, 2010. Elisnor says he cannot sleep at night so he hung a painting of The Last Supper in the hopes of warding off spirits that keep him awake. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • The Petion-Ville Club is Haiti's only golf course and is now home to tens of thousands of survivors. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • She is seen here Fabiola Mussac, 14, plays jump rope March 5, 2010 at the Petion-Ville Club, Haiti's only golf course, which is now home to tens of thousands of earthquake survivors. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Darla Jean Baptiste, 10, attends school in a tent at on March 5, 2010 at the Petion-Ville Club, Haiti's only golf course, which is now home to tens of thousands of earthquake survivors. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Galot Filder, 12, built a shelter for his family using salvaged lumber, plastic tarps and a machete. He hopes to one day be a mechanical engineer. He is seen here on March 5, 2010 at the Petion-Ville Club, Haiti's only golf course, which is now home to tens of thousands of earthquake survivors. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Laine Valia, 66, waits with her blind mother Frezilia Cetoute, 109, (cq all) inside their makeshift tent on a former soccer field at Sainte Therese Park in Petion-Ville on February 27, 2010. She and her family has been surviving with remittances from relatives in Miami. Cetoute, at right, says the earthquake has been the hardest loss of her life. Even though she is blind Cetoute was able to move around her house with ease. Now she feels stuck in a tent. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Dilianne Charles, 90, (cq) inside her makeshift tent on a former soccer field at Sainte Therese Park in Petion-Ville on February 27, 2010. She says that aid has not arrived at this site in more than a month. She eats whatever she can get her hands on. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Elderly residents wait to be bathed and grommed outside of the the Municipal Nursing Home in Port-au-Prince near Delmas 2 on February 27, 2010. The nursing home was destroyed during the earthquake and now the general public has encroached on the nursing home site. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Elie Pascal, 90, outside the Municipal Nursing Home in Port-au-Prince near Delmas 2 on February 27, 2010. The nursing home was destroyed during the earthquake and now the general public has encroached on the nursing home site. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Children play jump rope at a makeshift camp on a former soccer field at Sainte Therese Park in Petion-Ville on February 27, 2010. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Christiane Carystil, 87, asks for help oputside the Municipal Nursing Home in Port-au-Prince near Delmas 2 on February 27, 2010. The nursing home was destroyed during the earthquake and now the general public has encroached on the nursing home site. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Jenny Beamy Ais , 17, with her blind great grandmother Frezilia Cetoute, 109, (cq all) inside their makeshift tent on a former soccer field at Sainte Therese Park in Petion-Ville on February 27, 2010. The family has been surviving with remittances from relatives in Miami. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • This building seen on February 27, remains untouched since it's destruction by Haiti's earthquake on January 12, 2010. Port-au-Prince AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Andree Devilas is bathed by Avenard Joseph Jacquelin outside the Municipal Nursing Home in Port-au-Prince near Delmas 2 on February 27, 2010. The nursing home was destroyed during the earthquake and now the general public has encroached on the nursing home site. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • A resident of the Municipal Nursing Home in Port-au-Prince near Delmas 2 sits outside all day on February 27, 2010. The nursing home was destroyed during the earthquake and now the general public has encroached on the nursing home site. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Andree Devilas is helped down these outdoor by Avenard Joseph Jacquelin, (cq all), steps at the the Municipal Nursing Home in Port-au-Prince near Delmas 2 on February 27, 2010. The nursing home was destroyed during the earthquake and now the general public has encroached on the nursing home site. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • The collapsed Caribbean Market in Petion-Ville is set ablaze on February 28, 2010 by looters attempting to clear a path for greater access once the fire burns out. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Rene Rithanne at center sits on a bench waiting for her bath along with other elderly ladies outside the Municipal Nursing Home in Port-au-Prince near Delmas 2 on February 27, 2010. The nursing home was destroyed during the earthquake and now the general public has encroached on the nursing home site. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • A blind great grandmother Frezilia Cetoute, 109, (cq all) inside her makeshift tent on a former soccer field at Sainte Therese Park in Petion-Ville on February 27, 2010. She and her family has been surviving with remittances from relatives in Miami. Cetoute says the earthquake has been the hardest loss of her life. Even though she is blind Cetoute was able to move around her house with ease. Now she feels stuck in a tent. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • This is what's left of the women's ward of the Municipal Nursing Home in Port-au-Prince near Delmas 2 on February 27, 2010. The nursing home was destroyed during the earthquake and now the general public has encroached on the nursing home site. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Clairevana Desbrosses, 87, says she survived the earthquake by running under her bed and praying to God. "I'm alive because of God." She now lives in a tent outside of the the Municipal Nursing Home in Port-au-Prince near Delmas 2 on February 27, 2010. The nursing home was destroyed during the earthquake and now the general public has encroached on the nursing home site. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Rene Rithanne sits on a bench waiting for her bath outside the Municipal Nursing Home in Port-au-Prince near Delmas 2 on February 27, 2010. The nursing home was destroyed during the earthquake and now the general public has encroached on the nursing home site. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Lindley Celestin, 12, lost both parents to the earthquake. He is now an orphan living in a makeshift camp across from the Presidential Palace. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Left to right, sisters Jenny Antoine, 15, Francia Antoine, 11, Lindley Celestin, 12 ,in back, and Bermose Ulysse. lost both their parents to the earthquake. They are now orphan's living in a makeshift camp across from the Presidential Palace. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Melissa St. Vil, 10, lost both parents to the earthquake. She is now an orphan living in a makeshift camp across from the Presidential Palace. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • The Brazilian Battalion and and the US Army in Cite Soleil join for a food distribution on Sunday morning. A young child reacts after receiving cookies from the troops. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • The Brazilian Battalion and and the US Army in Cite Soleil join for a food distribution on Sunday morning. Here, Mackenson Magloire receives his rations for the day. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • The Brazilian Battalion and and the US Army in Cite Soleil join for a food distribution on Sunday morning. Bottled water is distributed in the center of the city. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • The Brazilian Battalion and and the US Army in Cite Soleil join for a food distribution on Sunday morning. A child runs to get in line to get food. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • The Brazilian Battalion and and the US Army in Cite Soleil join for a food distribution on Sunday morning. These women are rejoicing and praising the Brazialians for the aid. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • The Brazilian Battalion and and the US Army in Cite Soleil join for a food distribution on Sunday morning. Here, children lineup to wait their turn to receive food and water. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • The Brazilian Battalion and and the US Army in Cite Soleil join for a food distribution on Sunday morning. Children llineup to wait their turn to receive food and water. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • The Brazilian Battalion and and the US Army in Cite Soleil join for a food distribution on Sunday morning. Here, children run to lineup to wait their turn to receive food and water. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • The Brazilian Battalion and and the US Army in Cite Soleil join for a food distribution on Sunday morning. Here, children and adults lineup to wait their turn to receive food and water. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • The Brazilian Battalion and and the US Army in Cite Soleil join forces for a food distribution on Sunday morning. Specialist Otis Richardson hands out crackers to waiting children. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Earthquake aftermath in Haiti on Friday January 23, 2010. Haitian President Rene Preval with his wife Elisabeth Preval at the funeral mass of 63-year-old Haiti's Archbishop Joseph Serge Miot who died when the National Cathedral collapsed. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Earthquake aftermath in Haiti on Friday January 23, 2010. Mourners attend the fineral mass of Haiti's Archbishop Joseph Serge Miot who died when the National Cathedral collapsed. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Earthquake aftermath in Haiti on Friday January 23, 2010. Mourners attend the fineral mass of Haiti's Archbishop Joseph Serge Miot who died when the National Cathedral collapsed. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Earthquake aftermath in Haiti on Friday January 23, 2010. Mourners attend the fineral mass of Haiti's Archbishop Joseph Serge Miot who died when the National Cathedral collapsed. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Earthquake aftermath in Haiti on Friday January 23, 2010. When the service ended, the body of 63-year-old Monsignor Joseph Serge Miot was taken to Lilavois Cemetery for burial. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Earthquake aftermath in Haiti on Friday January 23, 2010. People line up at a branch of Sogebank in Port-Au-Prince. Today is the first day regular banks opened in Haiti. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Earthquake aftermath in Haiti on Friday January 23, 2010. Store owner Hassan Chreiky reaches out to Alternative Insurance Company Insurance Adjuster Nirka Rochelin. Chreiky's store Five Star Market was destroyed during the earthquake. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Earthquake aftermath in Haiti on Friday January 22, 2010. Children wash clothing in a make shift refugee camp across from the destroyed Presidental Palace in Port-Au-Prince. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Earthquake aftermath in Haiti on Friday January 22, 2010. The store NaNou on Jean Jacques Dessalines street burns in downtown Port-Au-Prince. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Earthquake aftermath in Haiti on Friday January 22, 2010. Haitian earthquake survivors haul clothing salvaged from a buiding along Jean Jacques Dessalines street in Port-Au-Prince. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Two boys scuffle as a passer-by, center, negotiates who owns the items that was taken initially by the boy with crutches, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. (AP Photo/The Miami Herald, Carl Juste) NO SALES, MAGS OUT, TV OUT; INTERNET USE ONLY FOR 14 DAYS - THROUGH FEB. 3, 2010 AL DIAZ / MBO

  • Earthquake aftermath in Haiti on Friday January 22, 2010. Olivier Barrau, President Directeur General at AIC insurance in Haiti. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Earthquake aftermath in Haiti on Friday January 22, 2010. A Haitian woman sets out her clothes to dry along a wrought iron gate at the National Cathedral in Port-Au-Prince. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Earthquake aftermath in Haiti on January 21, 2010. An injured Marlene Julien reacts as her she reacts to her wounds being treated at Hospital Saint Nicolas. She is from the Port-Au-Prince and traveled to Saint Marc. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Earthquake aftermath in Haiti on January 21, 2010. A patient is moved to surgery by the Haitian Red Cross at Hospital Saint Nicolas in Saint Marc. The patients are from Port-Au-Prince and traveled to Saint Marc for treatment. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Earthquake aftermath in Haiti on January 21, 2010. Patients rest at Hospital Saint Nicolas in Saint Marc. The patients are from Port-Au-Prince and traveled to Saint Marc for treatment. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Earthquake aftermath in Haiti on January 21, 2010. A Haitian police officer attempts to control a crowd in front of Soge Bank in Saint Marc, Haiti. Many of these people traveled from Port-Au-Prince and waited since Wednesday night to receive Western Union money transfers. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Earthquake aftermath in Haiti on Friday January 22, 2010. The Presidential Palace lays in ruin as a tent city of earthquake survivors surround the palace. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Haitians leave Port_Au-Prince with personal belongings and head to shelter in Saint Marc, Haiti. Here, Fafaune Jean-Baptiste heads into Saint Marc from Port-Au-Prince. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Earthquake aftermath in Haiti on Friday January 22, 2010. A Haitian "tap tap" bus drives by burning rubble along Jean Jacques Dessalines street in Port-Au-Prince. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Earthquake aftermath in Haiti on Friday January 22, 2010. The store NaNou on Jean Jacques Dessalines street burns in downtown Port-Au-Prince. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Earthquake aftermath in Haiti on January 21, 2010. A funeral procession marches through Saint Marc. Barthelemy Libones was killed in the earthquake. The family brought Libones to her home town of Saint Marc to be buried. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Earthquake aftermath in Haiti on January 21, 2010. Haitians leave Port_Au-Prince and arrive in Saint Marc by bus with personal belongings. Here, Cedieu Liberal, 80, carries his grandaughter Kimberly Annette. Her mother was killed in the earthquake. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Earthquake aftermath in Haiti on Friday January 22, 2010. Haitian firefighters throw rocks at a door trying to break it down as the store Catou on Jean Jacques Dessalines burns in downtown Port-Au-Prince. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Earthquake aftermath in Haiti on January 21, 2010. A funeral procession marches through Saint Marc. Barthelemy Libones was killed in the earthquake. The family brought Libones to her home town of Saint Marc to be buried. Libones father-in-law Richard Rodrique oversees the burial at the Cemetary of Saint Marc. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Earthquake aftermath in Haiti on January 21, 2010. A Haitian police officer checks ID's in front of Soge Bank in Saint Marc, Haiti. Many of these people traveled from Port-Au-Prince and waited since Wednesday night to receive Western Union money transfers. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Earthquake aftermath in Haiti on January 21, 2010. A Haitian police officer attempts to control a crowd in front of Soge Bank in Saint Marc, Haiti. Many of these people traveled from Port-Au-Prince and waited since Wednesday night to receive Western Union money transfers. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF