What now for survivors of Haiti’s worst earthquake in 200 years?
Amid the rubble, tens of thousands of people are feared dead. Many of those now
US President Barack Obama has promised unwavering support to help Haiti recover from its devastating earthquake.
Speaking in Washington Obama said
In Haiti people are in shock following Tuesday’s earthquake. A children’s charity sent in these amateur images, taken as events unfolded.
Almost before the aftershocks had died down a major international rescue operation to help the people of Haiti had begun gathering momentum.
As the world’s poorest country in the Western hemisphere, Haiti is ill-equipped to respond to such a disaster.
Many victims still lie trapped
Thousands of people are feared dead after a major earthquake rocked Haiti.
In the space of about one minute, the most powerful quake to hit the
Hundreds of people are believed to have been killed or injured following a devastating earthquake in Haiti.
The US Geological Survey measured the
The massive tremor struck around five pm local time prompting a brief tsunami alert in neighbouring Caribbean islands.
Huge aftershocks added to
Haiti – the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere – has won pledges of 245 million euros from donors to embark on a massive rebuilding programme
The number of people killed in the collapse of a school in Haiti’s capital has risen to more than 80. There is a race against the clock for rescuers
A frantic search for survivors is continuing in the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince, after a school collapsed killing at least 80 people, most of
A school has collapsed in Haiti killing at least 50 people, most of them children. Rescue workers also say that more than 120 people were injured, 20
Huge waves crashing onshore were the first sign that Hurricane Ike had made landfall in Cuba.
With 195 kilometre winds and heavy rains, Ike hit the
Few in Haiti will forget hurricane season 2008.
In the port city of Gonaives, hungry people are roaming flooded streets in search of food.
At least 61 people have died in Haiti as a result of flooding caused by Hurricane Hanna. This is the third time Haiti has been hit by a tropical