Malnutrition a growing problem for Haiti

  • One-year-old Yolinda Bethermy suffers from malnutrition. The youngest of four children, Yolinda and her family are living in a camp where food is scarce. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Three-year-old Rosedaline Bethermy, center, playfully wakes her younger sister Fabiana. The girls' one-year-old sister Yolinda, left, suffers from malnutrition. Haitian earthquake refugees have gathered in a camp in the Martissant section of Port-au-Prince, and food can be scarce. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Rosecama Gosial, 2, has lost her sight due to malnutrition. Haitian earthquake victims have gathered in a camp in the Martissant section of Port-au-Prince, where food can be scarce, and some children are suffering from severe malnutrition. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Fabiola Joseph, 18, holds 8-month-old Carlson Emilti at the Concern Worldwide tent at the General Hospital. VICK ULYSSE / PHOTO BY VICK ULYSSE

  • Nine-month-old Witney Joselene lies in a crib at the Concern Worldwide tent at the General Hospital. Witney died later that day of malnutrition complicated by pneumonia. VICK ULYSSE / PHOTO BY VICK ULYSSE

  • Olin Mojuste, 2, sits at the Concern Worldwide tent, where children are treated for malnutrition at the General Hospital. VICK ULYSSE / PHOTO BY VICK ULYSSE

  • A mother sits with her child, who is suffering from malnutrition, at the Concern Worldwide tent at the General Hospital. VICK ULYSSE / PHOTO BY VICK ULYSSE