Hurricane Sandy's tear across the Caribbean left at least 54 dead in Haiti, where many people still live in tents because of damage from the 2010 earthquake. Thony Belizaire/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Many Haitian children suffer from "stunting" due to inadequate nutrition. Health experts now are trying to prevent this with snacks made from peanut butter, fortified with vitamins and minerals. Alex E. Proimos/via flickr hide caption

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Thousands of doses of cholera vaccine sit in a refrigerated trailer in a United Nations compound in Saint-Marc, Haiti, in March. After some delays, a vaccination project proved successful. John Poole/NPR hide caption

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Haitians celebrate their independence from France on Jan. 1 each year with a traditional squash soup called soup joumou. Courtesy of Whole Foods hide caption

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Fires also burned overnight up and down the streets of Petionville, outside the capital Port-au-Prince. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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