<p><strong>A ruined street in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince appeared much the same on September 30, 2010, (bottom) as it did seven months earlier—shortly after the devastating <a id="yn9x" title="Haiti earthquake" href="http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2010/01/100113-haiti-earthquake-red-cross/">Haiti earthquake</a> on January 12, 2010, which the local government estimates killed more than 220,000 people. </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>The magnitude 7.0 temblor destroyed more than 97,000 homes and damaged more than 188,000 structures, displacing 1.3 million people.</p><p>(See related <a id="ao1." title="pictures taken the day after the Haiti earthquake" href="http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2010/01/100113-haiti-earthquake-red-cross/">pictures taken the day after the Haiti earthquake</a>.)</p><p><em>—Brian Handwerk</em></p>

Haiti's Scant Progress

A ruined street in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince appeared much the same on September 30, 2010, (bottom) as it did seven months earlier—shortly after the devastating Haiti earthquake on January 12, 2010, which the local government estimates killed more than 220,000 people.

The magnitude 7.0 temblor destroyed more than 97,000 homes and damaged more than 188,000 structures, displacing 1.3 million people.

(See related pictures taken the day after the Haiti earthquake.)

—Brian Handwerk

Photographs by Eduardo Munoz, Reuters

Haiti Earthquake Anniversary: Pictures Show Slow Recovery

A year after the Haiti earthquake that killed 220,000, nearly a million remain homeless, and before-and-after images are sadly similar.

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