Wednesday marks one year since a magnitude-7 earthquake devastated Haiti on January 12, 2010, killing more than 230,000 people and injuring many more.
Rick Loomis, a Pulitzer-Prize winning photographer for the Los Angeles Times, arrived in Haiti one day after the quake to document the tragedy. He returned to the country again in November to cover a looming hurricane and the growing outbreak of cholera.
In the slide show below, Loomis spoke with the NewsHour about the events he witnessed and the Haitian people’s fight for survival through destruction and disease.
WARNING: This video contains some graphic imagery.
All images © 2010 Los Angeles Times / Rick Loomis