Flames engulf a building in Port-au-Prince in the aftermath of the violent earthquake that ravaged Haiti and left 200,000 victims, on January 12, 2010.
A Red Cross rescuer comforts a wounded child covered with dust. According to UNICEF, the earthquake has caused the worst child-protection crisis ever.
The earthquake destroyed 70 percent of Port-au-Prince and left the city's downtown in ruins. An estimated 3 million Haitians, or nearly a third of the country's population, have been affected by the tragedy.
Safe in the arms of a Haitian Red Cross nurse, an infant pulls through injuries.
This young boy, rescued from the earthquake, is among the 300,000 injured in the tragedy.
A Canadian nurse treats a patient in an emergency field hospital operating room, in Port-au-Prince. The hospital, which houses 300 beds, was erected with support from Canada.
This crowded makeshift camp shelters nearly 10,000 Haitian survivors who lost their homes in the earthquake. In total, the catastrophe has left 1.2 million Haitians homeless.
A young Haitian girl stands amidst ruins. The earthquake has caused a major crisis for thousands of children by separating them from their parents or leaving them orphaned.
A child carries drinking water in a camp located in Port-au-Prince's La Primature neighbourhood. Three weeks after the earthquake, the International Committee of the Red Cross was distributing one million litres of water a day to the survivors.
This Haitian family received one of 3,511 cooking and water storage kits speedily sent by Canada. The UN estimates at 2 million the number of survivors needing of food.
A young Port-au-Prince girl quenches her thirst with water packets distributed by the Center for International Studies and Cooperation, a key development support partner for CIDA in the world's most impoverished countries.
A mother and her twin babies take refuge in a camp in Port-au-Prince, where CIDA partner Save the Children has set up a child friendly space in which to comfort child survivors and help them overcome their distress.