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Aid groups struggle to get food, water to Haitians

 


Hundreds of U.S. paratroopers touched down in shattered Portau- Prince overnight as U.N. and other aid organizations struggled today to get food and water to stricken millions. Fears spread of unrest among the Haitian people in their fourth day of desperation. Hard-pressed government workers, meanwhile, were burying thousands of bodies in mass graves. The Red Cross estimates 45,000 to 50,000 people were killed in Tuesday's cataclysmic earthquake. More and more, the focus fell on the daunting challenge of getting aid to survivors. United Nations peacekeepers patrolling the capital said peopl...



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