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Saturday 20 September 2014

In pictures: Haiti earthquake aftermath - How you can donate

A United Nations soldier from Uruguay speaks to a man who was injured during a food distribution in Port-au-Prince, Monday, Jan. 25, 2010. People waiting in line for food began to loot the aid supplies in front of the National Palace, as a United Nations security force of Uruguayans tried to stop them. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
This Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010 picture provided by the U.S. Navy shows earthquake damage to the port in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Units from the U.S. military are working to restore the port to working order after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti on Jan. 12, 2010. (AP Photo/U.S. Navy, Chief Mass Communication Specialist Daniel C. Pearson)
In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, members of a Chinese emergency rescue team inspect the collapsed headquarters of the U.N. Stabilization Mission in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010. Desperately needed aid from around the world slowly made its way Thursday into the capital after Tuesday's magnitude-7.0 earthquake.

Images from Haiti in the aftermath of an earthquake which is feared to have killed tens of thousands of people and left at least 3m more in need of aid after the island suffered its worst earthquake in 200 years on January 12, 2010.

How you can help

The Disasters Emergency Committee – the umbrella organisation for 13 aid agencies including the British Red Cross and Oxfam – has launched an emergency appeal to help the victims of the Haiti earthquake.

If you would like to make a donation, please call 0370 60 60 900 or visit www.dec.org.uk

Emergency hotlines

Video: Oxfam provide emergency aid in Haiti

Oxfam is providing clean water, sanitation and shelter to tens of thousands of people affected by the earthquake.





Video: Moments after the earthquake struck capital

A Brazilian soldier stationed in Port-au-Prince captured the scene of devastation just moments after the quake struck.

Video: Aerial view of the devastation

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