Haitian Ambassador to the United States Raymond Joseph greets U.S. first lady Michelle Obama as she enters the chamber before U.S. President Barack Obama’s speech to both houses of Congress during his first State of the Union address at the U.S. Capitol on January 27, 2010 in Washington, DC.
President Barack Obama and Rep. Ben Chandler (D-Ky.), call the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team from the Oval Office to thank them for raising over $1 million to help the relief efforts in Haiti through “Hoops for Haiti,” Jan. 26, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
The President expresses his condolences to the people of Haiti after a devastating earthquake and promises a swift, coordinated effort to aid rescue efforts and provide humanitarian relief. January 13, 2010.
President Obama provides an update on relief operations and pledges the full support of the U.S. Government to help Haiti respond to a devastating earthquake. January 14, 2010.
President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, leave the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House following a statement on the earthquake crisis in Haiti, Jan. 14, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)