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Last Updated: Friday March 05 2010 17:18 GMT

In pictures: Newsround in Haiti

Sonali has flown out to Haiti to find out what life is like for the thousands of children affected by the earthquake that hit there back in January.

Sonali has flown out to Haiti to find out what life is like for the thousands of children affected by the earthquake that hit there back in January.

The Caribbean nation has changed forever since the huge earthquake struck there.

The Caribbean nation has changed forever since the huge earthquake struck there.

It was one of the worst natural disasters the world has seen in recent times.

It was one of the worst natural disasters the world has seen in recent times.

Because Haiti is a very poor country, there are lots of badly built structures which fell over easily, and the rebuilding work is slow.

Because Haiti is a very poor country, there are lots of badly built structures which fell over easily, and the rebuilding work is slow.

Rich countries in areas where quakes happen can afford to make buildings which can handle quakes better.

Rich countries in areas where quakes happen can afford to make buildings which can handle quakes better.

Sonali and the Newsround producer Andy spent five days in Haiti, talking to locals and filming what they found there for a Newsround Special.

Sonali and the Newsround producer Andy spent five days in Haiti, talking to locals and filming what they found there for a Newsround Special.

Lots of children were left homeless, and many lost their parents when the earthquake struck.

Lots of children were left homeless, and many lost their parents when the earthquake struck.

Sonali said she was amazed that even though the children of Haiti have suffered so much, they still find things to play with so they can have fun with each other.

Sonali said she was amazed that even though the children of Haiti have suffered so much, they still find things to play with so they can have fun with each other.

This child has even made his own balloon out of a plastic bag and a piece of string!

This child has even made his own balloon out of a plastic bag and a piece of string!

The Haiti quake reached 7.0 on the Richter scale, which measures the strength of tremors.

The Haiti quake reached 7.0 on the Richter scale, which measures the strength of tremors.

Following that, there were more than 10 aftershocks measuring more than 5.0 on the Richeter scale, each causing more damage.

Following that, there were more than 10 aftershocks measuring more than 5.0 on the Richeter scale, each causing more damage.

The epicentre of the quake, which is where it was strongest, was just 10 miles from the capital, Port-au-Prince.

The epicentre of the quake, which is where it was strongest, was just 10 miles from the capital, Port-au-Prince.

Haiti is one of the poorest countries in the world, which is why it's struggled to cope with the devastation the earthquake caused.

Haiti is one of the poorest countries in the world, which is why it's struggled to cope with the devastation the earthquake caused.

Sonali met a girl called Sterline who's 14. She hurt her head and her arm in the earthquake when a wall fell on her.

Sonali met a girl called Sterline who's 14. She hurt her head and her arm in the earthquake when a wall fell on her.