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Homeless tally up, as rescue work continues

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - The Haitian government has upped its estimate of people left homeless after last week's earthquake from 1.5 million to two million.

The estimated death toll remains the same, 200,000. Some 80,000 people have been buried in mass graves so far. More mass graves are being carved on a hillside north of Haiti's capital.

More than a week after the quake, hopes are dimming that anyone could still be alive in the ruins. But a 5-year-old boy was found Wednesday in the wreckage of his home. He was dehydrated, but apparently otherwise OK.

For those needing medical care, experts say there are 12-day waits. The experts worry about untreated injuries festering, and disease breaking out in makeshift camps.

The head of the World Food Program is scheduled to visit Haiti today.


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