Reference : V-P-HT-E-00592
Date : 02/2010
Country/Region : HAITI
Caption : Port-au-Prince, Desprez area, behind the ruins of the Haitian National Red Cross Society headquarters. People from the local community who have lost their homes are living under makeshift tarpaulin shelters.
Photographer : BARRY, Jessica
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : The earthquake which ocurred in the Port-au-Prince region on the 12th of January 2010 is the worst earthquake the country has ever had to endure.

Families are finding it hard to make ends meet with prices rising in the aftermath of Haiti's recent tragedy. Soap powder has gone up by 20 percent, according to one mother, sitting washing her clothes with a group of other women.

Original material : digital
Resolution : 2048x1536
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour