The U.S. government’s long-term role in Haiti’s recovery from the devastation of the magnitude-7 earthquake on Jan. 12 is still not clearly defined, and it may not be for weeks and months to come. But in the short term, as logistics improve and food and water distribution stabilizes, the creation of temporary housing and medical facilities is at the forefront of the second phase of operations. Other governments and industry volunteers also are playing a role. Photo: U.S. Navy Photo By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Chris Lussier. U.S. Marines with the 8th Engineer Support Battalion unload supplies from a
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