TODAY   |  January 14, 2010

Sights and sounds from Haiti earthquake

Jan. 14: TODAY takes a look at some of the heart-wrenching video and still images from Port-au-Prince, the Haitian capital devastated by a 7.0-magnitude earthquake.

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>> haul.

>> when you think about the numbers here, we're talking about -- the first lady of haiti says that about 3 million people have been impacted, so did hillary clinton .

>> right.

>> that's a third of the population of that country.

>> exactly.

>> and if the death toll gets up to somewhere near what some have estimated, it could be a quarter to an eighth of the population of port-au-prince.

>> it's mind-boggling.

>> it really is. al showed us the much-needed aid is coming in from fans, the aircraft from china behind that. it is arriving from all around the world or will be in the coming days, but the work there is just beginning, and the pictures tell a desperate story.

>> absolutely the most horrific thing i've ever seen.

>> there were thousands of people in the streets, and the wails and moaning and crying of people who were desperate was overwhelming, to be honest.

>> it is hard to look out and see a building that has not been affected. churches, mansions or little corrugated shanties, it doesn't matt matter, everybody in the city has been hit.

>> we have no hospital, no electricity, nothing.

>> no food.

>> no food, no water, nothing.

>> the hospitals were full of wounded people, and some cases, you could just see that they will not have long