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More than 150,000 Haiti quake victims buried; food reaches survivors, but 'we need more'

The Chicago Tribune, 25 January 2010
Publié le : 25 janvier 2010
 Mike Melia, Vivian Sequera 
"PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) The truckers filling Haiti's mass graves with bodies reported ever higher numbers: More than 150,000 quake victims have been buried by the government, an official said Sunday. "That doesn't count those still under the debris, carried off by relatives or killed in the outlying quake zone. ""Nobody knows how many bodies are buried in the rubble 200,000? 300,000? Who knows the overall death toll?" said the official, Communications Minister Marie-Laurence Jocelyn Lassegue. "Dealing with the living, meanwhile, a global army of aid workers was getting more food into people's hands, but acknowledged falling short. "We wish we could do more, quicker," said U.N. World Food Program chief Josette Sheeran, visiting Port-au-Prince." Read on...
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