Ozier Muhammad Photojournalist

After The Earthquake in Haiti

On January 12th 2010 a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck the Leogane and Port Au Prince cities of Haiti. More than 200,000 thousands people were killed and more than twice that number were left without homes.

01-26-10 Cite Soleil, Haiti - Deskl: FOR - Slug: - PREVAL-FOOD - The government of Rene Preval handed out 10,000 bags of food, worth $50 each.  Six thousand of those food bags were handed out here at the Cite de Soleil police headquarters.  - Ozier Muhammad/The New York Times
  
Cite Soleil, Haiti - Deskl: FOR - Slug: - PREVAL-FOOD - The government of Rene Preval handed out 10,000 bags of food, worth $50 each.  Six thousand of those food bags were handed out here at the Cite de Soleil police headquarters.  - Ozier Muhammad/The New York Times
  
Cite Soleil, Haiti - Deskl: FOR - Slug: - PREVAL-FOOD - These 2 women collapsed while struggling to reach the entrance to this police headquarters where the government of Rene Preval handed out 10,000 bags of food, worth $50 each.  Six thousand of those food bags were provided for those who could bear the crush of the crowd and the high temperature. - Ozier Muhammad/The New York Times
     
  
Port Au Prince, Haiti, This woman sings with others from her nieghborhood during an impromptu church service the first Sunday after the earthquake.  She is one of hundreds who have built tent cities in this park after the devasting earthquake on January 12th destroyed their homes.Photo by Ozier Muhammad/The New York Times
  
Port Au Prince, Haiti, This woman hangs a clothes to dry on a line in an area of Champ de Mars park in the city center. She is one of hundreds who have built tent cities in this park after the devasting earthquake on January 12th destroyed their homes.Photo by Ozier Muhammad/The New York Times
  
Port Au Prince, Haiti - Deskl: FOR - Slug: SCHOOL -  Margarita Dayitus, 35, and her family sought refuge here on the campus of Ecole National Argentine.  She was the only member of her family who was injured during the earthquake last week, when she and her family ran out of their home, only to have a portion of it fall on her when she stopped and thought she had cleared it. She has not had any medical attention. - Ozier Muhammad/The New York Times
     
  
Croix Des Bouquets, Haiti - Orphans of the January 12th earthquake are gathered in a field next to Lycee Jacques, a primary school. They are under the care of FRADES, a grass organization which is providing foster care. Portrait of orphan Jerry Bernard, 12.  - Ozier Muhammad/The New York Times
  
Croix Des Bouquets, Haiti - Orphans of the January 12th earthquake are gathered in a field next to Lycee Jacques, a primary school. They are under the care of FRADES, a grass organization which is providing foster care. Portrait of brothers Enso, 8 and Edno Edmonds, 6.  - Ozier Muhammad/The New York Times
  
Croix Des Bouquets, Haiti - Orphans of the January 12th earthquake are gathered in a field next to Lycee Jacques, a primary school. They are under the care of FRADES, a grass organization which is providing foster care.Portrait of orphans Lovely, 8 and her sisiter, Mariefleur Morin, 7. - Ozier Muhammad/The New York Times
     
  
Croix Des Bouquets, Haiti - Orphans of the January 12th earthquake are gathered in a field next to Lycee Jacques, a primary school. They are under the care of FRADES, a grass organization which is providing foster care. Portrait of orphan Charlene Jean-Pierre, 10.  - Ozier Muhammad/The New York Times
  
01-24-10  Port Au Prince, Haiti - Deskl: FOR - Slug: - SCENES - Haitians line up at a food and water distribution area in the Canape (accent aigue over the
  
Port Au Prince, Haiti - Deskl: FOR - Slug: - RESCUE -  Today Wismond Exantis, 24, was pulled out of the rubble at the Napoli Inn Bar and Restaurant, on the same day in which the Haitian government announced the end of all rescue attempts, 11 days after the earthquake of January 12th. This man and others tried to rescue Exantis themselves, to no avail, and were able to get a hold of someone with a cellphone who called a center where all rescues were being coordinated.  - Ozier Muhammad/The New York Times
     
  
Port Au Prince, Haiti - Deskl: FOR - Slug: - RESCUE -  Today a greek rescue worker climbs out of the rubble as she goes to get more tools to rescue Wismond Exantis, 24, who eventually was pulled out of the rubble at the Napoli Inn Bar and Restaurant, on the same day in which the Haitian government announced the end of all rescue attempts.This was 11 days after the earthquake of January 12th. - Ozier Muhammad/The New York Times
  
Port Au Prince, Haiti - Deskl: FOR - Slug: - RESCUE -  Today Wismond Exantis, 24, was pulled out of the rubble at the Napoli Inn Bar and Restaurant, on the same day in which the Haitian government announced the end of all rescue attempts. This was 11 days after the earthquake of January 12th. - Ozier Muhammad/The New York Times
  
Port Au Prince, Haiti - Deskl: FOR - Slug: - WORK - Two women were among many who passed through here late afternoon, standing on the first floor of buildings, behind store fronts  which made up Marche Hypolite. Many came here to find something that they could use, such as wood for cooking, and scrape metal to help them rebuild homes. - Ozier Muhammad/The New York Times
     
  
01-28-10  - Since the earthquake of January 12th, many Haitians in the city and surrounding areas of Port-au-Prince have been sleeping in the streets for fear of another earthquake. Stones from the earthquake damaged buildings are used here as obstructions and warnings to drivers that people are sleeping here. This was Postemarchand and  Rue Lammare at 8:16 PM. - Ozier Muhammad/The New York Times
  
01-28-10 - Since the earthquake of January 12th, many Haitians in the city and surrounding area of Port-au-Prince have been sleeping in the streets for fear of another earthquake. Stones from the earthquake damaged buildings are used here as obstructions and warnings to drivers that people are sleeping here. Postemarchand and  Rue Lammare at 8:16 PM. - Ozier Muhammad/The New York Times
  
01-21-10  - POUPELARD STREET -  A corpse was pulled from the rubble in a building in the background here on Poupelard. It was put here on the sidewalk under an SOS sign, with the hope that an agency of the Haitian government will pick it up and see that it is properly buried. - Ozier Muhammad/The New York Times