Bonanza of scrap in Haiti

Scrap metal collectors wait for a backhoe to finish moving chunks of a fallen building before scrambling to salvage steel rebar in Port-au-Prince, the Haitian capital. Since the earthquake, salvage activity has exploded into all areas of the city instead of only the dump.

( Brian Vander Brug / Los Angeles Times / January 21, 2010 )

Scrap metal collectors wait for a backhoe to finish moving chunks of a fallen building before scrambling to salvage steel rebar in Port-au-Prince, the Haitian capital. Since the earthquake, salvage activity has exploded into all areas of the city instead of only the dump.

  • Email E-mail
  • add to Twitter Twitter
  • add to Facebook Facebook
  • Home Delivery Home Delivery

HEALTH REPORT NEWSLETTER

Your weekly dose of health news, tips and events for Maryland
See a sample | Sign up

PHOTO GALLERIES