Tensions rose in Haiti Saturday over a lack of aid to remote areas hardest hit by last week's devastating earthquake that killed more than 2,000 people.
Many Haitians whose homes and livelihoods were destroyed by the 7.2 magnitude quake that struck on Aug. 14 said they were unsure how to even start rebuilding.
LOCAL, PHANIA FRASILE: "The community is ruined. Homes are destroyed. We have seen victims. We need food and water. We haven't received any help. People are sleeping outdoors when it rains they get wet. There is nowhere to sleep."Tens of thousands of homes are in ruins.
Residents in towns across the southern rural countryside are still digging for bodies believed to lie underneath the rubble.
On Saturday morning, Haitian and Mexican rescue workers carefully removed layers of concrete debris from a collapsed house in Les Cayes in search of a person who might still be alive a full week after the quake.
U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said on Twitter that the USS Arlington naval vessel was heading to Haiti carrying helicopters, a surgical team and a landing craft to assist in the relief effort.
Amid the devastation, Haiti Prime Minister Ariel Henry has warned residents to brace for more storms... as the hurricane season in the Caribbean runs until the end of November.