A few days ago we observed the two-year anniversary of the earthquake that devastated Haiti, killing an estimated 220,000 people, injuring 300,000, and leaving more than 1 million homeless. Since that day, blame for Haiti's acute vulnerability and subsequent slow recovery has been traded among the government, international donors and humanitarian organizations.
The morning after the earthquake, Anderson Cooper was on the ground in Haiti reporting on the catastrophic impact.
Two years ago, a major earthquake struck near the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince. Up to 3 million people were killed, injured or displaced. In the wake of this disaster, aid flowed in via many channels -- including, notably, individual donations sent via text message.
A magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti two years ago, sending an already struggling nation into a tailspin.
An earthquake hit the Dominican Republic Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported, almost exactly two years to the day after a massive quake devastated the neighboring nation of Haiti.
Two years after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake leveled Haiti's capital, a deal brokered by former President Bill Clinton's charitable foundation will add new lodging for aid workers and other travelers to Port-au-Prince -- in the form of a $45 million hotel.
Fortunately for the national capital region, Hurricane Irene and the East Coast earthquake proved to be relatively minor events, as far as disasters go. There was some damage, and there have been no reports of serious injuries or deaths in the Washington area from either event.
CNN's Jeanne Meserve talks to Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano about whether the East Coast was prepared for the earthquake.
The powerful earthquake that unleashed a devastating tsunami Friday appears to have moved the main island of Japan by 8 feet (2.4 meters) and shifted the Earth on its axis.
iReporter Aaron Lace describes seeing a roof collapse in Tokyo, Japan, as an 8.9-magnitude earthquake struck.
As Haiti still struggles to recover from a devastating earthquake that struck 15 months ago, former President Bill Clinton is once again headed there.
The death toll from a powerful earthquake that hit Myanmar has gone up to 75, state media reported Friday.
A powerful earthquake hit Myanmar Thursday near its borders with China, Thailand and Laos, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.0 struck Myanmar.
Google famously gives its engineers "20% time," allowing them one day a week to work on side projects that interest them. That arrangement launched one of the most critical online tools in the Japanese relief effort: Google's Person Finder, which allows people to search for and post information about missing loved ones.
An Oregon state official warns residents of the dangers of living on a major fault line. CNN's Patrick Oppmann reports.
Earthquake scientist James Roddey is known up and down the Oregon coast as the "prophet of doom" -- a nickname that seems even more ominous after the disaster in Japan. As an earth science officer for the state, Roddey educates communities on how to prepare and survive the earthquake and tsunami that he predicts is virtually inevitable.
A Chinese rescue team was in Japan Monday to help with search and rescue efforts in the aftermath of Friday's earthquake, state media reported.
CNN's Anna Coren goes with a Japanese military unit looking for survivors in Ishinomaki, hard hit by the tsunami.
The 21st century is still young, and it has already suffered a spate of catastrophic earthquakes across the world -- from Haiti to Chile and New Zealand. The misery continued Friday with an earthquake off Japan so big its seismic waves made the cliffs along the Hudson River wobble by almost an inch.
As morning comes the devastation from Friday's earthquake and tsunami becomes more and more clear in Japan.
Chaos and hope were the most popular words people used to describe the scene in Haiti now and right after the quake.
Daphney Paul hasn't seen her mother in more than 20 years. Born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, she grew up in New York and now lives in Wilson, North Carolina. All that time, her mom remained in Haiti.
As 2010 draws to a close, we take a look at back at the devastating earthquake that rocked parts of Haiti.
The images coming out of Haiti since a devastating earthquake rocked the country almost a year ago show death, disease and political uncertainty. Yet these images don't portray the whole story.
When I look back on the year 2010, I will remember spending so much of the year in disaster zones. Between Haiti and Pakistan alone, I spent months on the ground seeing firsthand the aftermath of an earthquake and floods.
Since the 1995 Kobe earthquake, the city has rebuilt itself as "disaster-proof." CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports.
CNN's Sara Sidner visits a makeshift clinic in flood-ravaged Pakistan, where doctors and patients struggle to survive.
The United Nations is asking countries and donors around the world to send urgent aid to the victims of the flooding in Pakistan, one-fifth of which is now under water.
Hip-hop star Wyclef Jean announces on Larry King Live that he plans to run for president of Haiti
Hip-hop artist Wyclef Jean says he has submitted the necessary paperwork to run for president of Haiti, a country he left when he was a child.
Former U.S. President George W. Bush will travel to Haiti on Tuesday in part to "view progress made on rebuilding after the January earthquake ... and visit with organizations that are assisting in the rebuilding effort and have been supported by the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund," according to a statement from Bush's office.
Hip-hop artist Wyclef Jean told CNN's "Larry King Live" on Thursday he is running for president of Haiti.
Six years ago, hip hop icon Wyclef Jean released a soulful tune called "President," in which he fantasized about what it would be like to lead a country.
CNN correspondents speak with Soledad O'Brien about Haiti's continued struggle to recover six months after the quake.
Six months after an earthquake devastated Haiti, a United Nations representative on the ground there says many challenges still lie ahead in the aftermath of the "worst living disaster."
Vladimir Saint-Louis is glad to be back in business months after January's devastating earthquake in Haiti shut down his large athletic complex in the heart of Port-au-Prince.
Thousands of homeless Haitians are camping on private land, stifling growth and rebuilding. CNN's Ivan Watson reports.
U.S. relief organizations have raised $1.3 billion in donations over the six months since an earthquake devastated Haiti, according to a philanthropy expert.
CNN has been awarded one of the highest honors in international journalism -- a Golden Nymph -- for its coverage of the earthquake in Haiti in the 24-hour news program category.
CNN wins the Golden Nymph for Haiti Earthquake Coverage at the 50th annual Monte Carlo Television Festival.
Celebrity musician Wyclef Jean denounced charges that he misappropriated funds from his charity, Yele Haiti, and defended the foundation and his commitment to Haiti relief efforts.
Security cameras captured video from inside Haiti's National Palace as the quake struck.
The World Bank has canceled Haiti's $36 million debt, the institution announced Friday.
At the Iron Market, Haitians shopped for everything from vegetables to Voodoo flags. One side was destroyed in a 2008 fire. The January 12 earthquake leveled the rest.
The headlines are less frequent, but Haiti is still pumping through the bloodstream in our house.
Meet some of Haiti's orphans and their rescuers, Saturday May 8 at 8 p.m. ET on CNN.
Ever since a devastating earthquake struck Haiti on January 12 followed by others in Chile, Baja California and Indonesia, many people have asked the question, "Are earthquakes getting worse?" The answer is a firm and unequivocal "No."
An Iranian cleric becomes a comedic target after saying women who dress provocatively are to blame for earthquakes.
Women who dress provocatively and tempt people into promiscuity are to blame for earthquakes, a leading Iranian hard-line cleric has apparently said.
Officials in Haiti on Saturday moved the first people out of a ballooning tent city -- one of many erected in the wake of the 7.0-magnitude quake that devastated the country in January -- and into a new resettlement camp before the rainy season enters full swing.
Yes, it seems as if there have been a lot of strong earthquakes this year. And no, it's not a signal that the planet is coming apart at the seams, seismologists say.
A 7.8 magnitude earthquake hits northern Sumatra, Indonesia. CNN's Chad Myers reports.
Residents of California react to the earthquake that rattled the Pacific Coast of the United States and Mexico.
The governor of the Mexican state of Baja California said Monday he is asking the federal government for a natural disaster declaration after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake shook the region.
Thirty-three Haitians were released Thursday from immigration detention facilities in Florida, more than two months after they arrived in the United States lacking proper immigration papers in the aftermath of their country's devastating earthquake.
It's a sobering fact: Earthquakes alone don't kill people; collapsed buildings do.
U.S. Geological Survey's Mike Blanpied says Chile's modern infrastructure saved the country from complete devastation.
In the brutal aftermath of Haiti's earthquake, Jean-Robert Gaillard turned to his low-tech radio for solace and for a lifeline.
CNN's Anderson Cooper finds a mass grave on the outskirts of Haiti's earthquake-shattered capital Port-au-Prince.
Trapped beneath his collapsed home in Port-au-Prince, rescuers had to amputate Georges Exantus' right leg in order to free him.
A broad array of international donors pledged nearly $10 billion in long-term assistance to Haiti's earthquake recovery efforts during a daylong conference at United Nations headquarters.
A young volunteer in Haiti does exhausting but rewarding work to help rebuild and bring hope to its youngest victims.
Nearly all of the 33 Haitian children whom American missionaries allegedly tried to take out of the earthquake-ravaged nation were reunited Wednesday with their families, weeks after they were separated.
A magnitude-4.4 earthquake rattled residents of southern California early Tuesday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
President Obama met with Haitian President Rene Preval to discuss relief and reconstruction efforts in Preval's devastated Caribbean nation.
Taxpayers may still be able to deduct last-minute donations to Chile earthquake relief from their 2009 taxes, if a bipartisan bill introduced in the House on Tuesday is signed into law.
An 8.8-magnitude quake hit south central Chile on Saturday morning, and tremors rattled cities as far away as Buenos Aires, Argentina, where I live.
One street in Constitucion, Chile, tells the story of the town after a devastating quake. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon arrived Friday in earthquake-damaged Chile, which endured two more strong aftershocks while working to recover from last week's devastating earthquake and tsunami.
When the going gets tough, the compassionate get going.
Duke University hopes a new class in Creole helps break down language barriers for Haiti relief workers. WRAL reports.
On January 12, a magnitude-7.0 quake struck Haiti just southwest of the capital, Port-au-Prince. On February 27, an 8.8-magnitude quake hit Chile near that nation's second largest city, Concepcion. That same day there was a 7.0 quake off the coast of Okinawa, Japan, and just this week a 6.4 quake hit southern Taiwan.
The earthquakes in Haiti and Chile remind us about how vulnerable our own homes may be in the event of an earthquake. While we have the good fortune to even have the option to buy earthquake insurance for our homes, there are some things you should know about this type of coverage.
Aftershocks rattled southern Taiwan in the hours after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake shook the island, but left it relatively unscathed.
A magnitude 6.4 earthquake rocked southern Taiwan, causing buildings to shake.
A 6.4-magnitude earthquake rocked southern Taiwan on Thursday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. There were no immediate reports of deaths or serious injuries.
Singer Michael W. Smith shares songs which have been compiled to help fund relief efforts in Haiti.
Haiti's most famous filmmaker says he's uncomfortable that his earthquake-ravaged country has become just a victim in the eyes of the world.
Images of destroyed homes, people sleeping in the streets and broken freeways reveal the recent tragedy of Chile. Who would think that after the horror of Port-au-Prince, restless geological plates would so quickly wreak havoc in another nation? The Earth seems at war with itself.
CNN's Mari Ramos and Brandon Miller talk with Michael Holmes and BackStory about how an earthquake can affect time.
We couldn't have traveled farther to see the same thing.
About six weeks ago, a large earthquake devastated Haiti and killed over 200,000 people. Saturday, a huge earthquake releasing 500 times more energy, devastated Chile and killed hundreds.
Tsunami waves battered the port in Talcahuano, Chile.
As the sun set in Chile on Saturday, a picture of the immense structural damage wrought by an early morning earthquake had come clearly into focus, with the nation's president estimating that 2 million people had been affected in some way.
Surviving the massive quake that rocked Haiti was just the beginning. Experts say the new dangers -- among them, deaths from untreated wounds and disease outbreak -- may be compounded by Haiti's old problem: poverty.
We had not been in Port-au-Prince in a month, not since those horrible days following the earthquake when the city looked like wreckage.
As soon as he heard the news about Haiti's earthquake, Myk Manon began planning to get himself and two fellow power specialists from the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association into the heart of the disaster zone.
American Airlines announced Tuesday it will resume commercial flights into Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Friday, making it the first airline to do so.
It's fitting that Valentine's Day, a day when people lead with their hearts, fell during the Vancouver Games. Olympians bring the same dedication to training and competing as they do to supporting their communities and the causes that inspire them. Here are some examples.
On the same day he was released from a hospital after undergoing a heart procedure, former President Clinton told reporters he has no plans to slow down.
Former president Bill Clinton discusses his recent procedure that placed two stents into one of his coronary arteries.
Friday marks the passage of one month since a magnitude-7.0 earthquake devastated Haiti. As thousands of Haitians gathered in the center of Port-au-Prince to remember what was lost that day, Ann Veneman, executive director of UNICEF, spoke to CNN's "American Morning" about the situation.
One month after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake devastated Haiti, the enormity of the country's damage is clear. The numbers tell stories of death and destruction, as well as a global outpouring of aid.
Photographer Peter Turnley chronicles the aftermath of the Haiti earthquake in pictures.
It was as if the giant crowd were celebrating a joyous occasion -- not a coming-together one month after a deadly earthquake.
Aisha Bain of the International Rescue Committee discusses Haiti one month later.
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