Roads are damaged. Trucks carrying supplies to help those in need are unable to get through. Many people are living in communities of tents. Some are living on the streets. For those who have water, the supply is dirty. Many don’t have any water or food. Disease is everywhere. This is the scene Elissa Kessler witnessed when she volunteered to work in a hospital in Haiti in May.
“I was expecting bad, but it met more than my expectations,” she said in a phone interview. “There has been almost no reconstruction.”