Residents rest on the street after an earthquake in Port-au-Prince on Tuesday. A powerful 7.0 magnitude earthquake caused major damage to Haiti when it hit off the coast of the Caribbean nation.
Haitians and those living in Haiti took to Twitter to get word of their situation out to the world, even as those with family in Haiti still could not reach loved ones via cellphone. A sampling of tweets and other social media.
With more than 350,000 Haitians living in Florida, the emotional shock waves from Tuesday's earthquake are severe. In Miami, community leaders begin to organize Haiti disaster relief.
The International Red Cross estimates as many as three million people may have been left homeless by Tuesday's earthquake in Haiti. With daylight, a clearer assessment of the scale the challenge ahead.
Relief agencies have put out calls for donations, and are preparing teams to go to Haiti in the wake of Tuesday's quake. A hospital, the National Palace, and other buildings in Haiti's capital were damaged in the biggest earthquake to hit the island in 200 years.
Men ride a motorcycle and sidecar along a road near Reinosa, northern Spain on Friday. Spain's weather authorities have put out alerts of cold temperatures and snowstorms for several regions in the country.
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