As the authorities in Haiti started to remove debries from the earthquake in Haiti, looters were busy looking for goods that were berried under the buildings.
People armed with machetes scuttled over debris as the security situation deteriorated following the earthquake. Aids workers were obligated to travel with security guards. Some of the people who were looting have not been eating for hours and in some instances, days
Here is a picture of looting incidendts following Haiti Earthquake of 2010. The streets of Port-au-Prince were free for gangs to commit vandalism acts since there were almost mo police force
Like the Haitian population, the police officers responsible to provide security were affected as well. The looters were running the city
Here is a picture of a looter with a bag of stolen merchandise. The Haiti Earthquake of 2010 provide an opportunity for Looting as the local police was affected by the earthquake.
Violence grew due to desperate shortage of food and necessary medical products in Haiti. Gangs armed with machete were roaming the devastated streets of Port-au-Prince, grabbing and looting almost everything they could get their hands into