Haiti

After the earthquake

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Haiti: Road to recovery

  • 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

  • This is what's left of the woman'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

  • 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

  • This is what's left of the Maison Hadege factory on February 27, 2010. The multi-million dollar complex was one of the major distributors of household items - glassware and plate ware in Haiti. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • This is what's left of the Maison Hadege factory on February 27, 2010. The multi-million dollar complex was one of the major distributors of household items - glassware and plate ware in Haiti. AL DIAZ / THE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Christiane Carystil, 87, asks for help 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

  • 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

  • Dilianne Charles, 90, 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

  • Laine Valia, 66, waits with her blind mother Frezilia Cetoute, 109, 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, 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

  • Delicia Rosene, 9, with friend Emanuela Jean, 8, play outside their makeshift tents on a former soccer field at Sainte Therese Park in Petion-Ville on February 27, 2010. 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • A blind great grandmother Frezilia Cetoute, 109, 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

  • Jenny Beamy Ais , 17, with her blind great grandmother Frezilia Cetoute, 109, 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

  • 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

  • Elderly residents wait to be bathed and groomed 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 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

  • 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

  • Andree Devilas is helped down these outdoor by Avenard Joseph Jacquelin, 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