Haiti - Port Au Prince - After the Earthquake.
On Tuesday 12th of January at 16.53pm local time the biggest Earthquake to hit Haiti for 200 years struck with devastating force. .The impact of the disaster on a country already impoverished after years of political crisis, and previous natural disasters is huge. According to the DEC (Disasters Emergency Committee)'230,000 people were killed, 300,000 injured and 1.2 million left needing emergency shelter. Survivors have lost family, homes, livelihoods and essential services. Hospitals, schools and government buildings were also destroyed'. The media response by the news agencies has been intense, and much imagery especially on the internet has been shocking, almost voyeuristic, these pictures allow us to connect with the Haitians, with their humanity and as equals.Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download