WORLD 1,941 killed in Haiti earthquake

WORLD

1,941 killed in Haiti earthquake

Xinhua

08:13, August 19, 2021

A man removes debris from a collapsed house after the earthquake in Les Cayes, Haiti, Aug. 17, 2021. The death toll from a powerful earthquake that struck southwest Haiti on Saturday climbed to 1,941, the Caribbean island's Civil Protection Agency reported on Tuesday. (Photo by David de la Paz/Xinhua)

A woman walks on a street after the earthquake in Les Cayes, Haiti, Aug. 17, 2021. The death toll from a powerful earthquake that struck southwest Haiti on Saturday climbed to 1,941, the Caribbean island's Civil Protection Agency reported on Tuesday. (Photo by David de la Paz/Xinhua)

A man removes debris from a collapsed house after the earthquake in Les Cayes, Haiti, Aug. 17, 2021. The death toll from a powerful earthquake that struck southwest Haiti on Saturday climbed to 1,941, the Caribbean island's Civil Protection Agency reported on Tuesday. (Photo by David de la Paz/Xinhua)

People take a break outside their houses after the earthquake in Les Cayes, Haiti, Aug. 17, 2021. The death toll from a powerful earthquake that struck southwest Haiti on Saturday climbed to 1,941, the Caribbean island's Civil Protection Agency reported on Tuesday. (Photo by David de la Paz/Xinhua)

People stands in front of a collapsed house after the earthquake in Les Cayes, Haiti, Aug. 16, 2021. The death toll from a powerful earthquake that struck southwest Haiti on Saturday climbed to 1,941, the Caribbean island's Civil Protection Agency reported on Tuesday. (Photo by David de la Paz/Xinhua)

A man waits for fuel after the earthquake in Les Cayes, Haiti, Aug. 17, 2021. The death toll from a powerful earthquake that struck southwest Haiti on Saturday climbed to 1,941, the Caribbean island's Civil Protection Agency reported on Tuesday. (Photo by David de la Paz/Xinhua)

People receive medical treatment in a hospital after the earthquake in Les Cayes, Haiti, Aug. 17, 2021. The death toll from a powerful earthquake that struck southwest Haiti on Saturday climbed to 1,941, the Caribbean island's Civil Protection Agency reported on Tuesday. (Photo by David de la Paz/Xinhua)

A man selects fruit on a street after the earthquake in Les Cayes, Haiti, Aug. 17, 2021. The death toll from a powerful earthquake that struck southwest Haiti on Saturday climbed to 1,941, the Caribbean island's Civil Protection Agency reported on Tuesday. (Photo by David de la Paz/Xinhua)

People sit on a vehicle after the earthquake in Les Cayes, Haiti, Aug. 17, 2021. The death toll from a powerful earthquake that struck southwest Haiti on Saturday climbed to 1,941, the Caribbean island's Civil Protection Agency reported on Tuesday. (Photo by David de la Paz/Xinhua)

A person walks on a street after the earthquake in Les Cayes, Haiti, Aug. 17, 2021. The death toll from a powerful earthquake that struck southwest Haiti on Saturday climbed to 1,941, the Caribbean island's Civil Protection Agency reported on Tuesday. (Photo by David de la Paz/Xinhua)

Local residents collect wood to use at the Camp Perrin River after the earthquake in Les Cayes, Haiti, Aug. 18, 2021. The death toll from a powerful earthquake that struck southwest Haiti on Saturday climbed to 1,941, the Caribbean island's Civil Protection Agency reported on Tuesday. (Photo by David de la Paz/Xinhua)

Local residents cross a bridge at the Camp Perrin River after the earthquake in Les Cayes, Haiti, Aug. 18, 2021. The death toll from a powerful earthquake that struck southwest Haiti on Saturday climbed to 1,941, the Caribbean island's Civil Protection Agency reported on Tuesday. (Photo by David de la Paz/Xinhua)

A local resident carries her belongings as she crosses a bridge at the Camp Perrin River after the earthquake in Les Cayes, Haiti, Aug. 18, 2021. The death toll from a powerful earthquake that struck southwest Haiti on Saturday climbed to 1,941, the Caribbean island's Civil Protection Agency reported on Tuesday. (Photo by David de la Paz/Xinhua)

Local residents camp outside their houses near the Camp Perrin River after the earthquake in Les Cayes, Haiti, Aug. 18, 2021. The death toll from a powerful earthquake that struck southwest Haiti on Saturday climbed to 1,941, the Caribbean island's Civil Protection Agency reported on Tuesday. (Photo by David de la Paz/Xinhua)

Local residents collect wood to use at the Camp Perrin River after the earthquake in Les Cayes, Haiti, Aug. 18, 2021. The death toll from a powerful earthquake that struck southwest Haiti on Saturday climbed to 1,941, the Caribbean island's Civil Protection Agency reported on Tuesday. (Photo by David de la Paz/Xinhua)

Local residents sleep outside their houses near the Camp Perrin River after the earthquake in Les Cayes, Haiti, Aug. 18, 2021. The death toll from a powerful earthquake that struck southwest Haiti on Saturday climbed to 1,941, the Caribbean island's Civil Protection Agency reported on Tuesday. (Photo by David de la Paz/Xinhua)

A local resident carries food near the Camp Perrin River after the earthquake in Les Cayes, Haiti, Aug. 18, 2021. The death toll from a powerful earthquake that struck southwest Haiti on Saturday climbed to 1,941, the Caribbean island's Civil Protection Agency reported on Tuesday. (Photo by David de la Paz/Xinhua)

A local resident collects wood to use at the Camp Perrin River after the earthquake, in Les Cayes, Haiti, Aug. 18, 2021. The death toll from a powerful earthquake that struck southwest Haiti on Saturday climbed to 1,941, the Caribbean island's Civil Protection Agency reported on Tuesday. (Photo by David de la Paz/Xinhua)

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