A powerful earthquake rocked Haiti on January 12, damaging not only buildings and roads but the foundation of the Western Hemisphere's poorest nation, which has struggled under decades of coups, corruption and natural disasters. Photographers have turned their lenses to the devastation.
U.N. forces help distribute food to displaced Haitians on Friday, January 15.
Bodies are dumped into mass graves Friday, January 15, in Titanyen, Haiti.
A man cries outside a makeshift hospital Friday, January 15, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
Helicopters fly over the heavily damaged Port-au-Prince Cathedral on Friday, January 15.
A man carries an elderly woman who needs medical attention Friday, January 15, in downtown Port-au-Prince.
Hundreds of bodies pile up outside the main morgue of Port-au-Prince's general hospital on Friday, January 15.
An injured Haitian is carried on a stretcher Thursday, January 14, in Port-au-Prince.
A destroyed building leans over a street Thursday, January 14, in Port-au-Prince.