Photos: Making Do In Port-Au-Prince A Week After The Quake

  • Men move blocks of ice from the only functioning ice plant in the city. Without power, it's the only way to keep food cool.
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    Men move blocks of ice from the only functioning ice plant in the city. Without power, it's the only way to keep food cool.
    All photos by David Gilkey/NPR/NPR
  • The main produce market in Port-au-Prince is open Thursday, but sellers say people aren't buying because they don't have money and the banks are closed.
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    The main produce market in Port-au-Prince is open Thursday, but sellers say people aren't buying because they don't have money and the banks are closed.
    Photos by David Gilkey/NPR
  • A boy waits for food supplied by the U.S. Army at a golf club above the capital.
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    A boy waits for food supplied by the U.S. Army at a golf club above the capital.
    Photos by David Gilkey/NPR
  • Women stand in a line for water in a park turned refugee camp across from the National Palace Thursday.
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    Women stand in a line for water in a park turned refugee camp across from the National Palace Thursday.
    Photos by David Gilkey/NPR
  • Haitian National Police stand over patients in front of the National Palace waiting to be evacuated Thursday.
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    Haitian National Police stand over patients in front of the National Palace waiting to be evacuated Thursday.
    Photos by David Gilkey/NPR
  • A girl wears a tag that identifies her as a transfer patient to the USNS Comfort off the shore of Haiti.
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    A girl wears a tag that identifies her as a transfer patient to the USNS Comfort off the shore of Haiti.
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  • U.S. soldiers transfer patients to a staging area in front of the National Palace.
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    U.S. soldiers transfer patients to a staging area in front of the National Palace.
    Photos by David Gilkey/NPR
  • Men walk across the roof of a collapsed supermarket in Port-au-Prince Wednesday.
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    Men walk across the roof of a collapsed supermarket in Port-au-Prince Wednesday.
    Photos by David Gilkey/NPR

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