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Violence in Haiti still keeping aid from flowing

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - Aid to quake victims is slowly increasing in Haiti but relief workers say pockets of violence in the capital of Port-au-Prince are still an obstacle.

The UN is expected to temporarily provide more peacekeepers for Haiti.

The European Commission's latest estimate is 200,000 dead and 1.5 million homeless.

More food, water and supplies from Port-au-Prince's airport have been reaching people in need, but the port remains blocked.

The U.N. World Food Program says it expects to feed 97,000 Haitians, but it needs 100 million prepared meals over the next 30 days. The group is appealing for more government donations.

And U.N. humanitarian chief John Holmes says not all 15 planned U.N. food distribution points are up and running.


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