Photojournalist Rick Loomis arrived in Port-au-Prince yesterday with a triage unit from Miami. He's put together a narrated slide show of the sights and sounds as emergency workers try to help victims of the earthquake.
Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with Bob Poff, the disaster coordinator for Salvation Army. He was in Haiti at the time of the earthquake. He discusses what he and his team have been seeing as they struggle to get help to earthquake victims.
The horrific images coming out of Haiti aren't altogether unfamiliar. The impoverished country was nearly synonymous with tragedy for years. But last year optimism was beginning to blossom for some Haiti watchers. Amy Bracken has this reporter's notebook.
The extent of the devastation from the quake in Haiti is emerging. The 7.0-magnitude quake is Haiti's worst in two centuries. Up to three million people have been affected. Jeb Sharp speaks with Bob Poff, disaster coordinator for The Salvation Army.
Geologists were not surprised by yesterday's earthquake in Haiti. The quake occurred on a well-known fault, and some seismologists had predicted that a large temblor was likely. The World's Science Correspondent Rhitu Chatterjee reports.