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In pictures: Haiti earthquake aftermath in Port-de-Paix
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In pictures: Haiti earthquake aftermath in Port-de-Paix


Haitians recover from an earthquake in 2018Image copyright
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The injured sleep in a tent near Port-de-Paix, Haiti

At least 12 people died and almost 200 were injured after a powerful magnitude 5.9 quake struck Haiti on Saturday.

The US Geological Survey said the epicentre of the quake that struck late on Saturday was about 19km (12 miles) north-west of the city of Port-de-Paix.

These images show how Haitians are trying to cope after the disaster.

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Haitians recover from an earthquake in 2018Image copyright
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An aftershock on Sunday caused people to run into the streets in panic

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Haitians recover from an earthquake in 2018Image copyright
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Haitians recover from an earthquake in 2018Image copyright
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Authorities fear the death toll could rise

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Haitians recover from an earthquake in 2018Image copyright
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Hospital workers relax after treating the injured

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Several buildings are reported to have been destroyed in the quake, with many more damaged

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Haitians recover from an earthquake in 2018Image copyright
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Haiti after 2010 earthquakeImage copyright
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The country is still recovering from a devastating magnitude 7.0 earthquake in 2010

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Haiti after 2010 earthquakeImage copyright
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More than 200,000 people died in the 2010 disaster, which destroyed large parts of the capital, Port-au-Prince

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