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Woman in Voodoo CeremonyIn Souvenance, Haiti, a woman immerses herself in a stream during a Vodou ceremony that’s celebrated in conjunction with Easter. (photo: Thony Belizaire/AFP/Getty Images)

"How does one measure the impact and manifestations of these natural disasters on people who live through it and beyond it?"

Earthquake aftermathA pedestrian road collapsed in Urayasu city, Chiba prefecture of Japan (photo: Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP/Getty Images).

After the earthquake first shook Haiti, we reached out to Bellegarde-Smith again asking about the context he brings to the current tragedy and its future consequences. Share his insight here.

Patrick Bellegarde-Smith responds to the Haitian crisis in an AP story.

The French geologist connects Dorothy Day, seismic activity, empathy, and the ability of the heart to continue to learn.