Hundreds, if not thousands, of vehicles, like this car were crushed by debris in the Jan. 12, 2010, temblor in Haiti. Keith Lane
A piece of concrete that fell off a building during the January earthquake became a painting canvas for one of the art students at FOSAJ (Fanal Otanik Sant D’A Jakmel) in Jacmel. Keith Lane
An art instructor for FOSAJ puts the finishing touches on a bowl. Keith Lane
Refugee camps, like this one by the collapsed Presidential Palace, have sprouted across Port-au-Prince, the capital. Keith Lane
A FOSAJ art instructor holds one of his favorite paintings. Keith Lane
A purse made from recycled spaghetti bags sits on the desk of Aprosifa founder Rose-Anne Auguste, seen in the background. (Aprosifa stands for Association for the Promotion of Integral Family Health Care.) Keith Lane
Even though damage is massive and the pace of rebuilding has been slow, people are adapting – moving in and around the downed buildings and broken streets and making do. Keith Lane
A FOSAJ art student poses with a sculpture he made out of found objects. Keith Lane
A papier-mâché mask made by a FOSAJ student hangs on a wall. Such masks are often made far in advance of Carnival, which was canceled this year because of the quake. Keith Lane
Two women view artwork by students and instructors at a Friday-night gallery opening at FOSAJ’s tuition-free art school in Jacmel. Electricity wasn’t available at the time, so candles lit the scene. Keith Lane
All across Port-au-Prince are reminders of the havoc wreaked by the earthquake. Keith Lane
A crackdown on transfers to Somalia to block Al Shabaab funding has had a major impact on Somali-American communities. Lawmakers are working on a contingency plan to prevent a potential humanitarian crisis.
ByJohnny Magdaleno, Contributor
Omar Faruk/ Reuters
For the last three weeks, Ali Eishe has been scrambling to find a way to send money to his nieces and nephews in Somalia.