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Haiti aid efforts severely hampered by blockages

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Haiti aid efforts severely hampered by blockages


International efforts to get emergency supplies to the people in quake-hit Haiti are still facing serious obstacles.
The UN says some 3 million Haitians are in need of immediate help. Many spent another night outdoors in makeshift shelters.
Fear is mounting among survivors: “I think in the next few days people are going to be running out of food, out of water. I think we need help because it’s urgent,” one man said.
The situation appears to have been made worse by looting, with reports today that the UN’s World Food Programme warehouse has been raided. It is still not known how much was taken.
Despite that, and the serious bottlenecks caused by Haiti’s badly damaged infrastructure, some aid is trickling through.
Hundreds of survivors have been getting vital relief from temporary food shelters. 

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