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Hundreds of thousands still camping out in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - Hundreds of thousands of people continue to camp out in Haiti's capital, among an estimated million left homeless by the Jan. 12 earthquake.

Haiti's president is appealing for massive donations of tents. In solidarity with earthquake victims, the Haitian leader says he'll move into a tent home on the lawn of his collapsed palace.

Plans are under way to build a tent city outside the capital.

Also today, the U.N. is describing the capital as generally secure, though there has been some isolated looting. In another promising sign, there's word today that more police officers are reporting for duty.


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