Sixty-thousand Haitians live in Massachusetts, almost 20,000 of them in Boston. It's one of the largest Haitian communities in the United States.
WBUR's Bob Oakes spoke with relief workers in Port-au-Prince, reporters around Boston and a Haitian nurse at Boston Medical Center with family in the devastated country. Click "Listen Now" to hear the special report.
WBUR also hosted a live Web chat with a panel of journalists and a Haitian-American medical doctor in Boston. You can read the archive.
This program aired on January 15, 2010.