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TUESDAY August 24, 2021: 'SHATTERED Haiti Heart-Breaker, Again' by ZUMA Pulizer Prize Photographer Carol Guzy who is in Haiti witnessing first hand the situation, Guzy received her fourth Pulitzer for her searing coverage of the Haitian earthquake back in 2010: In the aftermath of the devastating 7.2-magnitude earthquake that hit Haiti on 14 August, authorities report more than 2,200 people dead, at least 344 missing, over 12,000 injured and upwards of 130,000 homes damaged or destroyed. Under the leadership of the Government, humanitarian teams are scaling up their response efforts in all quake-affected areas, but organizations are stretched thin from responding to multiple simultaneous crises in the country. The devastation is centered in the country's southwestern area, where health care has reached capacity and people have lost homes and loved ones. Patience was running out in the Western Hemisphere's poorest nation. Haitians already were struggling with the coronavirus, gang violence, worsening poverty and the July 7 assassination of President Jovenel Moïse when the quake hit. Welcome to 'SHATTERED Haiti Heart-Breaker, Again'
© Story of the Week #798: TUESDAY August 24, 2021: 'SHATTERED Haiti Heart-Breaker, Again' by ZUMA Pulizer Prize Photographer Carol Guzy who is in Haiti witnessing first hand the situation, Guzy received her fourth Pulitzer for her searing coverage of the Haitian earthquake back in 2010: In the aftermath of the devastating 7.2-magnitude earthquake that hit Haiti on 14 August, authorities report more than 2,200 people dead, at least 344 missing, over 12,000 injured and upwards of 130,000 homes damaged or destroyed. Under the leadership of the Government, humanitarian teams are scaling up their response efforts in all quake-affected areas, but organizations are stretched thin from responding to multiple simultaneous crises in the country. The devastation is centered in the country's southwestern area, where health care has reached capacity and people have lost homes and loved ones. Patience was running out in the Western Hemisphere's poorest nation. Haitians already were struggling with the coronavirus, gang violence, worsening poverty and the July 7 assassination of President Jovenel Moïse when the quake hit. Welcome to 'SHATTERED Haiti Heart-Breaker, Again'
CHRISTINE PAULA JUNIOR, 5 years old who was injured in a house that collapsed screams while being held by uncle JULIAN DIEUBENIT at Immaculate Conception Hospital. On Saturday, August 14, 2021, a huge deadly 7.2 earthquake rocked Caribbean nation of Haiti's Tiburon Peninsula, 6 miles deep and 93 miles west of the capital, Port-au-Prince. Haiti's worst since the epic tragic 2010 quake.
© Carol Guzy/ZUMA Press Wire
Haitians many using just their hands dig through rubble of collapsed buildings searching for victims, during the aftermath of the 7.2 earthquake in Les Cayes, Haiti. The death toll has climbed to over 2,200 with thousands still unaccounted for.
© Carol Guzy/ZUMA Press Wire
With tears in his eyes, CLERVEAUX OLERSE prays at Immaculate Conception Hospital as Haitians cope with the aftermath of the 7.2 magnitude earthquake in Les Cayes.
© Carol Guzy/ZUMA Press Wire
An injured man with his arm heavily bandaged at Immaculate Conception Hospital receives care in the aftermath of the massive earthquake in Les Cayes.
© Carol Guzy/ZUMA Press Wire
With tears in his eyes, CLERVEAUX OLERSE prays at Immaculate Conception Hospital as Haitians cope with the aftermath of the 7.2 magnitude earthquake in Les Cayes.
© Carol Guzy/ZUMA Press Wire
A doll lies dust covered, in the rubble of a collapsed home as Haitians cope with the aftermath of a massive earthquake in Les Cayes.
© Carol Guzy/ZUMA Press Wire
Displaced Haitians shelter in tents set up at a stadium in Les Cayes,. Many survivors are afraid to return to their damaged homes for fear of aftershocks in the aftermath of the 7.2 magnitude earthquake.
© Carol Guzy/ZUMA Press Wire
A young girl with a broken arm receives care at Immaculate Conception Hospital as Haitians cope with the aftermath of the massive earthquake.
© Carol Guzy/ZUMA Press Wire
A young boy runs past a collapsed building in Port-a-Piment in the aftermath of the massive earthquake.
© Carol Guzy/ZUMA Press Wire
Haitians pick through there rubble of their collapsed homes as they cope with the aftermath of the massive 7.2 earthquake in Les Cayes.
© Carol Guzy/ZUMA Press Wire
With her head wrapped in a white bandage a young injured girl brushes her teeth, and received IV treatment at at Immaculate Conception Hospital in Les Cayes.
© Carol Guzy/ZUMA Press Wire
A little girl in red sneakers and white dress stands beside an injured man with broken leg sitting in a wheelchair as injured earthquake survivor receive care at Immaculate Conception Hospital in Les Cayes.
© Carol Guzy/ZUMA Press Wire
GUILENE FILIANSE weeps uncontrollably during a village funeral for her mother Marie Herese Atineus who died while sleeping when part of her home collapsed on her during the earthquake.
© Carol Guzy/ZUMA Press Wire
Daughter GUILENE FILIANSE screams on the ground as the coffin passes during a village funeral for her mother Marie Herese Atineus. Marie died while sleeping after part of her home collapsed on her when the earthquake struck.
© Carol Guzy/ZUMA Press Wire
Daughter GUILENE FILIANSE weeps in grief on the ground during a village funeral for her mother Marie Herese Atineus who died while sleeping when part of her home collapsed on her when the earthquake struck.
© Carol Guzy/ZUMA Press Wire
Family members grieve fort her loss during a village funeral for Marie Herese Atineus who died while sleeping when part of her home collapsed as the massive earthquake struck Maniche.
© Carol Guzy/ZUMA Press Wire
Familes watch as a digger removes the rubble of a collapsed home as Haitians cope with the aftermath of the earthquake in Les Cayes.
© Carol Guzy/ZUMA Press Wire
With bandages across his face an injured man receives medical care at Immaculate Conception Hospital as Haitians cope with the aftermath of the earthquake.
© Carol Guzy/ZUMA Press Wire
A mother nurse her child as Haitians stay in makeshift camps in the shadow of their damaged homes as they cope with the aftermath of the earthquake in Les Cayes.
© Carol Guzy/ZUMA Press Wire
Haitian Firefighter JOSEPH WILNER kisses a child at a makeshift camp after helping distributing aid to those displaced as Haitians cope with the aftermath of the deadly earthquake in Les Cayes,.
© Carol Guzy/ZUMA Press Wire
Family photos lie in the rubble of a collapsed home in Les Cayes in the aftermath of the devastating 7.2-magnitude earthquake that hit Haiti on 14 August.
© Carol Guzy/ZUMA Press Wire
Family members search for belongings under the rubble of their collapsed home as Haitians cope with the aftermath of a massive earthquake.
© Carol Guzy/ZUMA Press Wire
EDITORS NOTE: GRAPHIC CONTENT DEPICTING DEATH: Local residents set fire to the body of an alleged gang member they had killed that came to terrorize and rob in their neighborhood after the earthquake in Maniche. Gang violence plagues Haiti and the government had to broker a truce with gang leaders so aid vehicles could access a dangerous road from Port-au-Prince to the earthquake sites.
© Carol Guzy/ZUMA Press Wire
Young boys, on motor bikes on a dark un-lite main road in the early morning. Life goes on, as Haitians cope with the aftermath of a massive earthquake in Les Cayes.
© Carol Guzy/ZUMA Press Wire
Carol Guzy

CAROL GUZY is an American documentary photojournalist. As a young girl, ZUMA Press photographer, Carol Guzy always wanted to be an artist. But as she was coming of age in a working-class family in Bethlehem, Pa., such an ambition seemed impossible. ''Everyone I knew said, 'Oh, if you're an artist, you'll starve,''' she recalls. ''You have to do something really practical.''' So Guzy chose to go to nursing school. Halfway through she realized she would not, could not, be a nurse. ''I was scared to death I was going to kill someone by making some stupid mistake,'' she laughs. So while she was trying to figure out what to do with her life, a friend gave her a camera and she took a photography course. Guzy fascination with photography led to an internship and then a job at the Miami Herald. In 1988 she moved to The Washington Post. Carol photographs have won four Pulitzer Prizes and three Photographer of the Year awards in the National Press Photographers' annual contest. ''I don't believe the Pulitzers belong to us, I think we just accept them for the people who are in our stories,'' said Guzy. ''They're the courageous ones.'' From her shots of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti to Albanian refugees fleeing violence in Kosovo, Guzy captures moments of disaster and human suffering:798



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