[an error occurred while processing this directive]
BBC News
watch One-Minute World News
Last Updated: Friday, 24 September, 2004, 16:48 GMT 17:48 UK
In pictures: Haitians struggle for survival
Haitian women wade through water in Gonaives.
1 of 8
Haiti is struggling to cope with the aftermath of devastating floods that have turned roads into rivers.
People cover their noses in Gonaives.
2 of 8
The stench of decomposing bodies in the worst-affected city of Gonaives is unbearable.
An Argentine UN soldier and a nun help a woman as she is carrying food during a distribution in Gonaives.
3 of 8
There is huge demand for the few relief supplies ferried in.
Haitians in Gonaives scramble to get food packets.
4 of 8
But very little is getting through - here they scramble to grab pasta packets thrown from a relief container.
Residents of Gonaives fighting to get food supplies.
5 of 8
The possibility for conflict is always there - and the mightiest are at it.
Woman fainting in Gonaives.
6 of 8
Some have already reached the limits of endurance - like this woman who fainted waiting for food.
Gonaives residents on the roofs of their submerged homes.
7 of 8
With everything submerged, people are sleeping on rooftops.
Two UN workers who have just delivered a baby in Gonaives.
8 of 8
And life goes on - Argentine UN workers deliver a new baby.




PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

News Front Page | Africa | Americas | Asia-Pacific | Europe | Middle East | South Asia
UK | Business | Entertainment | Science/Nature | Technology | Health
Have Your Say | In Pictures | Week at a Glance | Country Profiles | In Depth | Programmes
Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific