The suffering just never seems to end. A disaster like an earthquake is traumatic enough but then for it to be followed within days by a tropical storm, landslides, floods – all in rapid succession – and this just weeks after their president was ruthlessly assassinated.
How much tragedy can one country endure? This is what many people wondered as they saw the grim scenes from the catalogue of disaster that unfolded in Haiti recently.
It started with a devastating earthquake with a magnitude of 7,2 which rocked the south-western part of the Caribbean island, levelling around 84 000 homes.