January 17, 2010
It is five days since a devastating earthquake struck Haiti, spreading fear and misery across an already fragile nation.
After a relatively slow start, US forces appear to be taking the lead in organising international aid efforts on the ground.
But there is a long way to go. Residents outside the capital complain they have been forgotten.
In rural towns and villages survivors have largely been left to fend for themselves. Al Jazeera’s Sebastian Walker reports from Port Au Prince, the capital.
South Haitians protest lack of aid
Much of the reporting after the earthquake in Haiti has been from the capital, Port-au-Prince.
But the devastation and the need for help is just as severe in the south of the country,
In the city of Carrefour, near the epicentre of the quake, no rescue teams are on site and angry residents have blocked the roads to protest against the absence of aid.
Al Jazeera’s Teresa Bo reports from southern Haiti.
(16 Jan 2010)