Children play among the wreckage of a light aircraft in a camp for survivors of the January 2010 quake in Haiti, which was built in an abandoned airport in Port-au-Prince, on February 28, 2013. The UN has in Haiti a huge mission of peacekeepers led by Brazil, helping the impoverished country with its political strife and the impact the devastating 2010 which killed 250,000 people. Hundreds of thousands are still living rough in squalid makeshift camps, and they now face rampant crime, a cholera outbreak and the occasional hurricane.
Any time there is a tragedy like this, Newtown, the earthquake in Haiti, it's important for anyone who is able to offer anything to do so ... It was rough being here, so close to what's happening but told to stay away.
If you knew a tsunami, or Katrina or a Haiti earthquake was coming, what would you do to save people?
My tenure at the helm of this show ends today and I'm not going to be covering daily news for CNN after today ... Over the last decade at CNN, I've had a really great chance to cover some of the biggest stories of our time like the Asian tsunami, the earthquake in Haiti, our entire political season last year and Hurricane Katrina .More quotes »
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