Earthquake Destroys Buildings in Haiti

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Images of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Jan 15, 2010. Department of Defense assets have been dispatched to Haiti to assist with humanitarian assistance and disaster relief after a magnitude 7 earthquake hit the country on Jan. 12, 2010. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. James L. Harper Jr.
  • Shown here Jan. 16, 2010, is an aerial view of downtown Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Makeshift shelters are being erected in open locations throughout the devastation following a 7.0-magnitude earthquake Jan. 12, 2010. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jeremy Lock
  • Shown here Jan. 16, 2010, is an aerial view of downtown Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Makeshift shelters are being erected in open locations throughout the devastation following a 7.0-magnitude earthquake Jan. 12, 2010. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jeremy Lock
  • Shown here Jan. 16, 2010, is an aerial view of downtown Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Makeshift shelters are being erected in open locations throughout the devastation following a 7.0-magnitude earthquake Jan. 12, 2010. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jeremy Lock
  • Shown here Jan. 17, 2010, are destroyed buildings in Jacmel, Haiti. According to local officials about 350 people lost their lives in Jacmel due to the earthquake that hit the region Jan. 12, 2010. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jeremy Lock
  • Shown here Jan. 17, 2010, are buildings in Jacmel, Haiti, that were destroyed by the earthquake that hit the region Jan. 12, 2010. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jeremy Lock
  • Shown here Jan. 17, 2010, are buildings in Jacmel, Haiti, that were destroyed by the earthquake that hit the region Jan. 12, 2010. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jeremy Lock
  • Shown here Jan. 17, 2010, are buildings in Jacmel, Haiti, that were destroyed by the earthquake that hit the region Jan. 12, 2010. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jeremy Lock
  • Local residents stand amid destroyed buildings in Jacmel, Haiti, after an earthquake struck the region Jan. 12, 2010. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jeremy Lock
  • Shown here Jan. 17, 2010, are buildings in Jacmel, Haiti, that were destroyed by the earthquake that hit the region Jan. 12, 2010. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jeremy Lock
  • Shown here Jan. 17, 2010, are buildings in Jacmel, Haiti, that were destroyed by the earthquake that hit the region Jan. 12, 2010. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jeremy Lock
  • Local residents are shown here Jan. 17, 2010, among the destroyed buildings in Jacmel, Haiti, after the magnitude seven earthquake that hit the region Jan. 12, 2010. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jeremy Lock
  • Shown here Jan. 17, 2010, are destroyed buildings in Jacmel, Haiti. According to local officials about 350 people lost their lives in Jacmel due to the earthquake that hit the region Jan. 12, 2010. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jeremy Lock
  • Shown here Jan. 17, 2010, are destroyed buildings in Jacmel, Haiti. According to local officials about 350 people lost their lives in Jacmel due to the earthquake that hit the region Jan. 12, 2010. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jeremy Lock
  • Shown here Jan. 17, 2010, are destroyed buildings in Jacmel, Haiti. According to local officials about 350 people lost their lives in Jacmel due to the earthquake that hit the region Jan. 12, 2010. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jeremy Lock
  • Shown here Jan. 17, 2010, are destroyed buildings in Jacmel, Haiti. According to local officials about 350 people lost their lives in Jacmel due to the earthquake that hit the region Jan. 12, 2010. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jeremy Lock
  • Shown here Jan. 17, 2010, are destroyed buildings in Jacmel, Haiti. According to local officials about 350 people lost their lives in Jacmel due to the earthquake that hit the region Jan. 12, 2010. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jeremy Lock
  • Shown here Jan. 17, 2010, are destroyed buildings in Jacmel, Haiti. According to local officials about 350 people lost their lives in Jacmel due to the earthquake that hit the region Jan. 12, 2010. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jeremy Lock
  • Shown here Jan. 17, 2010, are destroyed buildings in Jacmel, Haiti. According to local officials about 350 people lost their lives in Jacmel due to the earthquake that hit the region Jan. 12, 2010. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jeremy Lock
  • Shown here Jan. 17, 2010, are destroyed buildings in Jacmel, Haiti. According to local officials about 350 people lost their lives in Jacmel due to the earthquake that hit the region Jan. 12, 2010. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jeremy Lock
  • Shown here Jan. 17, 2010, are destroyed buildings in Jacmel, Haiti. According to local officials about 350 people lost their lives in Jacmel due to the earthquake that hit the region Jan. 12, 2010. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jeremy Lock
  • Shown here Jan. 17, 2010, are destroyed buildings in Jacmel, Haiti. According to local officials about 350 people lost their lives in Jacmel due to the earthquake that hit the region Jan. 12, 2010. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jeremy Lock
  • Shown here Jan. 17, 2010, is an aerial view of downtown Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Makeshift shelters are being erected in open locations throughout the devastation following a 7.0-magnitude earthquake Jan. 12, 2010. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jeremy Lock