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In pictures: Haiti one year on
12 January 2011
Last updated at 06:19
To mark the first anniversary of the devastating Haiti earthquake, Newsbeat visits the country to see how it's coping.
The 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit the Caribbean country in January 2010. Its epicentre was about 10 miles from the densely populated capital, Port-Au-Prince.
Buildings across much of the island were reduced to rubble and the death toll eventually surpassed 230,000 people.
One year on there are still signs of the massive rescue effort launched by international aid agencies, who sent food, shelter and medical aid.
Newsbeat's US reporter Sima Kotecha and video producer James Fletcher have been visiting the country and speaking to people on the island to see how they're coping. You can see and listen to their reports all this week on Newsbeat.
Some children lost parents in the earthquake, or were left at orphanages as their parents could no longer afford to look after them.
Despite many dangerous building being demolished, the scars of the disaster are still obvious across the capital city.
One and a half million people became homeless and about 800,000 still live in temporary camps like this one after their homes were destroyed.
This improvised shelter in Port-au-Prince, built from scrap metal and bits of wood, is typical of those that many people are having to live in.
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