Help for Haiti

An injured woman is helped down the street after being rescued. Planeloads of rescuers and relief supplies headed to Haiti Wednesday as governments and aid agencies launched a massive relief operation after a powerful earthquake that may have killed thousands.

Searching for Survivors

Haitians search a destroyed building

Fallen Hospital


People search for survivors amongst the ruins of the childrens hospital.

Where to Sleep?


Displaced people gather on Place Boyer in Petion-Ville to spend the night.

Earthquake Map


A member of the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) - Helmholtz Centre Potsdam points on a screen, that shows earthquake alerts in the region of Haiti's capital city, Port-au-Prince, on their own developed GEOFON software, an earthquake alert system.



Debris litters the street in Haiti.



Haitian residents sit outside of a demolished building.

Hillary in Haiti


U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton briefs reporters travelling with her on the earthquake in Haiti.

Out of the Rubble


An injured elderly woman is carried through the rubble in Port-au-Prince.

Help From Venezuela


Venezuelan Interior Minister Tareck El Aissami speaks during a press conference to announce the departure of an aid mission to Port-au-Prince.

Rescue Efforts


Los Angeles County Fire Department urban search and rescue team members load U.S. Agency for International Development supplies to be flown to Haiti.