At its founding Haiti was a beacon of freedom, now it is the poorhouse of the western hemisphere. Haiti earthquake of 2010: Large earthquake that occurred on January 12, 2010, in Haiti and the Dominican Republic. At 4:53 pm on January 12, 2010, an earthquake registering a 7.0 on the Richter scale struck the country of Haiti, a few miles outside the capital of Port-Au-Prince. Haiti before the earthquake http://ec.europa.eu/echo/index_en.htm Haiti The Americas Haiti The MORTALITY Americas Infant mortality rate (< 1 ... 2010 Haiti earthquake It is difficult to grasp the level of devastation in Haiti after last week's earthquake, without some understanding of Haiti before the quake. READ THE THREE YEARS UPDATE ON DEC MEMBER AGENCIES WORK IN HAITI. It is difficult to grasp the level of devastation in Haiti after last week's earthquake, without some understanding of Haiti before the quake. READ THE THREE YEARS UPDATE ON DEC MEMBER AGENCIES WORK IN HAITI. Haiti is currently in a predicament that most countrys dream they never have to face. On January 12, 2010 disaster struck this already struggling nation. << previous image | next image >> The pictures and video from on-the-ground reports in Haiti following the magnitude 7 earthquake Tuesday are truly heartbreaking. (October 2010) Even before the massive earthquake in January 2010, Haiti's nearly 10 million people ranked as the poorest in the Western Hemisphere. While earthquakes are not uncommon in the Caribbean island country, the recent Haiti earthquake's intensity surprised experts. Haiti was thoroughly unprepared when the 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit on January 12, 2010. ... Haiti Pre-Earthquake. Google has updated Google Earth showing before and after images of the devastation caused by the earthquake on Tuesday. earthquakes (Figure 1) left it unprepared for the 12 January 2010, earthquake. Haiti had few seismologists and no seismic network in the country. On Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010, a powerful earthquake struck Haiti, centered about 15 miles west-southwest of Port-au-Prince, the nation's capital and largest city. Downtown Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on January 14, 2010, two days after it was hit by the earthquake. This Pin was discovered by Katee Marlar. Discover (and save!) your own Pins on Pinterest. Rosena Favecal, earthquake survivor, at the Red Cross medical observation tent inside General Hospital on February 8, 2010 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Preparation of earthquake-triggered landslide inventory maps using remote sensing and GIS technologies: Principles and case studies Dec 24, 2016 Documents Media in category "2010 Haiti earthquake" ... Haiti satellite image before earthquake on 12 January 2010.jpg 4,967 3,508; 1.97 MB. Haiti earthquake of 2010: Large earthquake that occurred on January 12, 2010, in Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Maxi journeyed to northern Haiti to see Joseph, the only person who could understand her ordeal. World news about Haiti. Breaking news and archival information about its people, politics and economy from The New York Times. The 2010 Haitian cholera outbreak was an outbreak of cholera which spread across Haiti beginning in October 2010. On Jan. 12, 2010, a devastating earthquake with a magnitude of 7.0 struck Haiti, killing more than 160,000 and displacing close to 1.5 million people. View satellite photos that show Port-au-Prince before and after the Jan. 12 earthquake. On Jan. 12, 2010, a massive earthquake ravaged Haiti, claiming up to 316,000 lives and displacing more than 1.5 million people. READ THE THREE YEARS UPDATE ON DEC MEMBER AGENCIES WORK IN HAITI. The use of mobile media to drive fundraising was unprecedented. Amid ruins, a resident of Petit Goave, Haiti, describes the ground shaking before a January 2010 tsunami. Photograph courtesy Hermann M. Fritz