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When the batteries miss a rocket then this happens. This is part of the shrapnel from the second house to be hit by a Qassam rocket in this neighbourhood. The house is just 20 metres away from a school.
Tel Aviv is known as the city that never sleeps and even in the middle of a major crisis like this one, its inhabitants are determined to make that reputation last. It's true that the trendy spots of the city are less crowded than usual but the same expression comes out all the time: life goes on.
Hope doesn't last very long, just the time it takes to reach the control point, which they are not allowed to pass.
Ninety percent of the homes here are destroyed. Things are very difficult for the inhabitants. But you can get petrol at a better price and quantity than in Port au Prince.
From under the rubble they pulled out the dead bodies of 60 children. The rescue teams could do nothing. Leogane is 15 kilometers south-west of Port-au-Prince. Here, the earthquake was a true catastrophe. In these ruins, they found schoolbooks belonging to the children who studied here. They were children who had practically been adopted by the nuns who ran the school.
Because they hadn't received any aid by land, the people hope it can come by air and as they're not expecting any miracles, they've used their initiative and made a helicopter landing pad on what was a basketball court.
On our first day in Port-au-Prince, we can see for ourselves that Haiti is getting more out of control.