TODAY's Ann Curry went to Haiti to report on the devastating earthquake that ravaged the nation on Jan. 12, 2010. While there, she took photos of some heartwrenching moments, particularly involving the country's children.
"The difficulty for them, like Haiti as a whole, is that they have a long way to go before they heal," Curry said.
This photo shows a Haitian woman who worked at Citibank. She was trapped in the building for hours and doesn't know the whereabouts of her family. Her fellow employees are tending to her.
The world is upside down in the capital, Port-au-Prince. Tens of thousands of people have been forced to sleep in the streets or under plastic sheets since their homes were destroyed.
The sad expression never left this little girl's face as she sat with her grandmother. Her parents were nowhere to be found. UNICEF estimates that there may be more than a million children newly orphaned in Haiti.
A boy injured in the Haitian earthquake disaster struggles to comprehend what has happened.
Five-year-old Sam waits for his broken left leg to be set.
A man finally gets medical attention. He's one of the lucky ones. Many would wait days for help.
Forty-eight hours after the earthquake, a 12-year-old girl gets her first medical treatment for severe lacerations .
Not even his mother's arms could comfort Jules as he was sutured without anesthetic for a deep gash. It was a lengthy process, and his mom, Christine, never let him go.
Patients wait for medical care outside, and are fearful of more aftershocks.
A daughter weeps for the loss of her parents.
An elderly couple could not be saved. More than an estimated 200,000 people have been killed by the Haitian earthquake disaster.