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Disaster and the rebuild: The year's best photos from Haiti

Photos from the days and months after a devastating earthquake destroyed much of the capital and outlying communities, as selected by The Globe's photo department

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Haitians pass destroyed buildings on Jan. 13, 2010 in Port-au-Prince.

THONY BELIZAIRE/Thony Belizaire/AFP/Getty Images

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An injured child receives medical treatment after the earthquake in Port-au-Prince Jan. 13, 2010.

EDUARDO MUNOZ/Eduardo Munoz/Reuters

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Flora Gaul serves lunch for the kids at Foyer de Sion, an orphanage located on the oputskirts of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, February 1, 2010.

Fernando Morales/Fernando Morales/The Globe and Mail

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Jan. 19, 2010: Images from the streets of Port-au-Prince following the earthquake. Looters raided the ruins of a covered market. A small group of city police officers tried to frighten them, firing shots over their heads. In the early stages of the confrontation, a city police officer kicks a boy to get him away from the scene. Eventually the police backed off once the crowd grew too big

Peter Power/Peter Power/The Globe and Mail

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A Haitian family, trying to leave the city, prepares to board a boat Jan. 19, 2010 in the harbor of Port-au-Prince. Thousands of residents fled the city after the quake.

OLIVIER LABAN-MATTEI/Oliver Laban-Mattei/AFP/Getty Images

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Jan. 20, 2010: Images from the streets of Port-au-Prince.

Peter Power/Peter Power/The Globe adn Mail

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A woman puts her hand near a crack on a wall as she waits for food distribution in Port-au-Prince Haiti January 27, 2010.

CARLOS BARRIA/Carlos Barria/Reuters

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A pediatric ward built from wood at St. Michel Hospital in Jacmel, Haiti by Doctors Without Borders.

Deborah Baic/Deborah Baic/The Globe and Mail

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In this Feb. 6, 2010 file photo, a suspected looter looks at a Haitian police officer as he lies on the ground with his hands tied behind his back with other detained men after being caught in a bank in the aftermath of Haiti's earthquake in Port-au-Prince.

Ramon Espinosa/Ramon Espinosa/AP

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Feb. 11, 2010: A woman walks downtown in earthquake-torn Port-au-Prince.

Rodrigo Abd/Rodrigo Abd/AP

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Feb. 18, 2010: Children play in the yard of the Abri Pwovizwa Shelter Camp in Jacmel, Haiti. The group of families, comprised of 500 homeless people, set up camp in the yard of a church.

Deborah Baic/Deborah Baic/The Globe and Mail

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A boy stands in front of a wall of smoke blocking a street in Port-au-Prince Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010 as post-election demonstrations continue.

Paul Chiasson/Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press

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