This has been the most harrowing story I have ever covered.
The reason I went to Haiti was because I was so angry as a human being and a journalist that this level of avoidable devastation caused by an earthquake.
Haiti is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere but in terms of resources it used to be one of the richest. Colonialism, slavery, reparations, US intervention, loan repayments and corrupt and incompetent rulers have impoverished this country, this situation is man-made.
I will write more soon but here is a small edit of images, more are available to license from: www.reportdigital.co.uk
DISCLAIMER: Please view with caution, these images graphically depict the aftermath of the earthquake including photographs of decomposing bodies and a harrowing hospital operation.
See web gallery here
Concert for Haiti - TUC Aid Haiti Earthquake Appeal here
Read East End Life article here
Aidez Haiti - Philosophy Football T-shirt
Bedfordshire University Fundraiser here
Coldtype - Haiti The Face of Disaster here
Bodies are left in the cemetery by family members, Haiti earthquake. Port-au-Prince.
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