gallery Helping Haiti
Hedi Annabi, the U.N. special representative killed in the earthquake, may not have been known to the public, but his mission stabilized a lawless Haiti—and his peacekeepers are leading the effort to save Haitians trapped in the rubble today.
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A navy helicopter prepares to land to deliver water as help continues to arrive for victims. Planeloads of rescuers and relief supplies headed to Haiti as governments and aid agencies launched a massive relief operation.
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U.S. State Department staff work at a task force room in Washington, DC, monitoring aid activities.
Members of Japan's disaster relief medical team check their gear before at Narita international airport before leaving for earthquake-hit Haiti.
U.S. rescue worker Carlos Carillo, of the Fairfax County Urban Search and Rescue, looks on as another member of his unit, drops through a hole among the debris at the University of Port-au-Prince collapsed building.
U.S. troops with the 82nd Airborne Division stack water supplies at the airport in Port-au-Prince.
People wait in line for water in the Cite Soleil neighborhood in Port-au-Prince.
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Sarla Chand, of New Jersey, is carried by French firefighters after being rescued from the rubble of the collapsed Montana Hotel in Port-au-Prince.
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Two year old Redjeson Hausteen Claude reacts to his mother Daphnee Plaisin, after he is rescued from a collapsed home by Belgian and Spanish rescuers in the aftermath of the powerful earthquake.
People donate blood during a campaign for humanitarian aid for Haiti's quake survivors in La Paz, Bolivia.
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Volunteer Julie Purkiewicz boxes clothes donated for victims of the earthquake in Haiti at the Multi Ethnic Community Center in Houston, Texas.
A doctor of the Chinese emergency rescue team treats an injured child in Port-au-Prince on January 14, 2010.
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An injured girl is given water by a French aid worker at a makeshift field hospital in Port-au-Prince. Planeloads of rescuers and relief supplies are headed to Haiti as governments and aid agencies launched a massive relief operation.
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Dr. Edgar Pierre, from the University of Miami's Global Insitute, aids a patient that was having seizures.
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Haitian earthquake victims receive first aid from Brazilian peacekeepers in Port-au-Prince.
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Los Angeles County Fire Department urban search and rescue dog Baxter and handler Gary Durian prepare for deployment as other team members load US Agency for International Development supplies to be flown to Haiti.
A British search and rescue team wait to fly to Haiti, after Gatwick Airport was closed due to heavy snowfall.
A senior military officer of the Chinese People's Liberation Army speaks to members of China International Search and Rescue Team during a departure ceremony at Beijing airport.