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Women sweep the street in an impoverished area in Port-au-Prince that was devastated by the Jan. 12 earthquake. The women are being paid $3-$5 a day to do this kind of work by the aid group Oxfam. David Schaper/NPR hide caption

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Many of the children displaced by the earthquake aren't orphans. Ten-year-old Harry Bienaime was separated from his mother when he was airlifted for medical treatment. Now he's recuperating at God's Littlest Angels orphanage as the staff searches for his mother. Tamara Keith/NPR hide caption

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U.S. Navy and Air Force personnel prepared to airlift a girl with head injuries to an offshore medical facility last week in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The U.S. military says it halted flights carrying Haitian earthquake victims to the United States on Wednesday. Gregory Bull/AP hide caption

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In the Port-au-Prince district of Fort National, Devarieu Stanley, like many of his neighbors, had to recover the bodies of loved ones himself. He lost his mother, his child and his nephew. Valentina Pasquali for NPR hide caption

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