Rain Lashes Haitian Storm Survivors As U.N. Tries to Prevent Aid Looting; Death Toll Hits 1,180
A thunderstorm drenched homeless people living on rooftops and sidewalks early Saturday, adding to the woes of Tropical Storm Jeanne's survivors who have been looting aid trucks and mobbing food distribution centers in desperation over the slow pace of relief.
Officials said they recovered at least 1,180 bodies of those killed in last weekend's floods and expected to find hundreds more in mud and collapsed houses. More than 1,200 people remained missing, most of them in Gonaives and presumed dead. An estimated 300,000 Haitians were homeless.
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