HAITI, PORT AU PRINCE, 24 JANUARI 2010
Inhabitants of Port au Prince's notorious neighbourhood Cite de Soleil line up to receive food aid provided by the UN. To guarantee the safety of the aid convoy, a large number of Brasilian UN-soldiers en US airborne troops accompagnied the transport, which in the end did not prevent a riot. At the moment, large scale distributions of food and non-food items are desperately needed to prevent the population starving to death. The State of Emergency was proclaimed after a devastating earthquake hit Haiti on the 12th of januari.