Photos: Aftermath Of Haiti Earthquake : The Picture Show Officials say entire towns were destroyed by the massive quake, leaving more than 1,200 people dead and thousands injured.

Photos: Scenes From The Haiti Earthquake

Mon., Aug. 16: A youth cries as he waits for a sack of rice being distributed to residents in Les Cayes, Haiti. Joseph Odelyn/AP hide caption

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Mon., Aug. 16: A youth cries as he waits for a sack of rice being distributed to residents in Les Cayes, Haiti.

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A 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck the coast off of Haiti on Saturday morning. The strength of that earthquake compares to the one that devastated the nation in 2010 that killed more than 200,000 people and demolished much of the capital.

Mon., Aug. 16: People walk past a collapsed building in Saint-Louis-du-Sud, Haiti. Matias Delacroix/AP hide caption

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Mon., Aug. 16: People walk past a collapsed building in Saint-Louis-du-Sud, Haiti.

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Mon., Aug. 16: A man cleans the debris at his house in Corvalion, Les Cayes, Haiti. Richard Pierrin/Getty Images hide caption

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Mon., Aug. 16: A man cleans the debris at his house in Corvalion, Les Cayes, Haiti.

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Mon., Aug. 16: Men walk among the debris of a collapsed building in Corvalion, Les Cayes, Haiti. Richard Pierrin/Getty Images hide caption

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Mon., Aug. 16: Men walk among the debris of a collapsed building in Corvalion, Les Cayes, Haiti.

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Mon., Aug. 16: Coffins lay in the debris of a collapsed store that sold coffins in Saint-Louis-du-Sud, Haiti. Matias Delacroix/AP hide caption

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Mon., Aug. 16: Coffins lay in the debris of a collapsed store that sold coffins in Saint-Louis-du-Sud, Haiti.

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Mon., Aug. 16: Civil protection workers and firefighters get ready to deploy humanitarian aid. Richard Pierrin/Getty Images hide caption

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Mon., Aug. 16: Civil protection workers and firefighters get ready to deploy humanitarian aid.

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Mon., Aug. 16: A bulldozer works at the site of the collapsed Hotel Le Manguier in Les Cayes, Haiti. Matias Delacroix/AP hide caption

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Mon., Aug. 16: A bulldozer works at the site of the collapsed Hotel Le Manguier in Les Cayes, Haiti.

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Mon., Aug. 16: Residents line up during food distribution at a camp for residents displaced by the earthquake. Joseph Odelyn/AP hide caption

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Mon., Aug. 16: Residents line up during food distribution at a camp for residents displaced by the earthquake.

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Mon., Aug. 16: A person injured in the earthquake is transferred to a US Coast Guard helicopter in Les Cayes, Haiti. Joseph Odelyn/AP hide caption

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Mon., Aug. 16: A person injured in the earthquake is transferred to a US Coast Guard helicopter in Les Cayes, Haiti.

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Sun., Aug. 15: A firefighter searches for survivors inside a damaged building, after Saturday┬┤s 7.2 magnitude earthquake in Les Cayes. Joseph Odelyn/AP hide caption

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Sun., Aug. 15: A firefighter searches for survivors inside a damaged building, after Saturday┬┤s 7.2 magnitude earthquake in Les Cayes.

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Sun., Aug. 15: People displaced by the earthquake collect water after sleeping in the streets in Les Cayes, Haiti. Joseph Odelyn/AP hide caption

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Sun., Aug. 15: People displaced by the earthquake collect water after sleeping in the streets in Les Cayes, Haiti.

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Sun. Aug. 15: Firefighters search for survivors inside a collapsed building in Les Cayes, Haiti. Joseph Odelyn/AP hide caption

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Sun. Aug. 15: Firefighters search for survivors inside a collapsed building in Les Cayes, Haiti.

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Sun., Aug. 15: People rest after spending the night at a soccer field following Saturday's earthquake in Les Cayes. Joseph Odelyn/AP hide caption

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Sun., Aug. 15: A family eats breakfast in front of homes destroyed the earthquake in Les Cayes. Joseph Odelyn/AP hide caption

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Sun., Aug. 15: A family eats breakfast in front of homes destroyed the earthquake in Les Cayes.

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Sun., Aug. 15: A family wakes up inside a mosquito net tent after spending the night at a soccer field in Les Cayes, Haiti. Joseph Odelyn/AP hide caption

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Sun., Aug. 15: A family wakes up inside a mosquito net tent after spending the night at a soccer field in Les Cayes, Haiti.

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Sat., Aug. 14: People inspect damaged buildings. Anadolu Agency via Getty Images hide caption

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Sat., Aug. 14: People inspect damaged buildings.

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Sat., Aug. 14: People walk past a home destroyed by the earthquake in Les Cayes, Haiti. Joseph Odelyn/AP hide caption

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Sat., Aug. 14: People walk past a home destroyed by the earthquake in Les Cayes, Haiti.

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Sat., Aug. 14: Oxiliene Morency cries out in grief after the body of her 7-year-old-daughter Esther Daniel was recovered from the rubble of their home destroyed by the earthquake in Les Cayes, Haiti. Joseph Odelyn/AP hide caption

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Sat., Aug. 14: Oxiliene Morency cries out in grief after the body of her 7-year-old-daughter Esther Daniel was recovered from the rubble of their home destroyed by the earthquake in Les Cayes, Haiti.

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Sat., Aug. 14: The back side of the residence of the Catholic bishop is damaged after an earthquake in Les Cayes, Haiti. Delot Jean/AP hide caption

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Sat., Aug. 14: People search for survivors in a home destroyed by the earthquake in Les Cayes, Haiti. Joseph Odelyn/AP hide caption

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Sat., Aug. 14: People gather outside the Petit Pas Hotel, destroyed by the earthquake in Les Cayes, Haiti. Joseph Odelyn/AP hide caption

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Sat., Aug. 14: People gather outside the Petit Pas Hotel, destroyed by the earthquake in Les Cayes, Haiti.

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Sat., Aug. 14: A man recovers belongings from his home that was destroyed by the earthquake in Les Cayes, Haiti. Joseph Odelyn/AP hide caption

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