How did the Haiti earthquake affect you?

January 10, 2011


A year after the Haiti earthquake killed about 250,000 people and left more than a million homeless, a major multimedia documentary by Thomson Reuters Foundation takes viewers to the streets and tent cities of the shattered capital.

From the homeless schoolgirl who studies science by candlelight to the doctor who built a makeshift operating theatre in the ruins of a hospital, One Day in Port-au-Prince tells stories of resilience, ingenuity and courage.

We’d like to add the experience of Reuters readers. Perhaps you were directly involved, or maybe someone you know. Perhaps the catastrophe moved you to respond in a special way.

Whatever your experience, use the comments section below to share your story.

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The catastrophe made me ponder whether affordable, simple means of advance warning of an impending quake could be found. Every second may save many lives.

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