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Here's another grim reminder of the desperation on the ground Haiti's ambassador to the United States.
Visited a relief center in Washington today and passed on -- request he's getting from the disaster zone.
Send the body bags.
But we need because do we need the these fuzzy.
Also home of pulses.
He's -- -- -- To say the very least witnesses tell -- makeshift mass graves popping up all over the capital.
And as I reported earlier they are not being documented therefore their friends and family members no one will ever know exactly who died where or whether.
-- -- -- to bury the dead medical teams in relief workers fighting to keep the living alive.
Team fox coverage continues our Steve Harrigan live again -- -- -- this evening.
Steve earlier today you told us you're starting to see more hopeful signs.
Certainly -- we've seen a much bigger international presence on the streets we've seen some UN convoys as -- -- International Red Cross.
Really some tough going for the people especially here and Porter prints.
When you knock down all the buildings you really have to do everything in the street and for many -- street has become.
The kitchen the living room the bathroom and for some even the cemetery people hoping for more relief.
Are really voting with their feet we are seeing them leave the city in hope of morally outside in the country if we found.
Tens of thousands of Haitians are on the move leaving the capital in search of food and shelter in the countryside.
Most caring everything they have for one man that's one can have peace.
You lost seven people -- -- them.
And we have would be totally yeah.
-- -- Bodies are discovered but not yet disposed of cars move carefully around his coffin.
Most of the aid workers are based on a mountaintop hotel and this is what's left of the hotel Montana by the mountain top that's where the elite -- in Haiti.
There were 300 -- when the earthquake hits 200 remain unaccounted for.
Those who have nowhere to go occupy any open grounds where they -- eat and wait for help to arrive.
And we saw some of the first signs of that help actually arriving today in that tent city -- patients -- Haitians they drove up and pick up trucks.
Handed out plates of rice was very well organized they set up plastic cones that people.
Under this tremendous burden really showing a great deal of endurance and patience so far.
Shepperd back to you so far Steve a week we've been trying to get a handle one whether anyone is able to say.
Distribution efforts will begin on this day at this time will be ready by for -- Saturday afternoon or Sunday morning have you heard anything.
We haven't heard any organized schedule but today it was the first sign of that -- being handed out hopefully when the UN and the Red Cross get involved it's going to be a lot bigger and a lot -- organized are people able to get medical services to a degree greater than say yesterday.
-- it's gotten slightly better than yesterday but still that's a much bigger hurdle in food water we've seen the start of food and water but still tremendous lines outside whatever aid stations are available.
For medical treatment that is still a ways down the line I mention this to -- but we've seen video in many different places of aid trucks being sort of overrun if you will by people who who were so did in such desperate need.
It's been relatively smooth or how would you categorize -- characterize it.
It has been orderly a few exceptions around gas stations -- tremendous lines and anger have turned -- some -- And when people do scuffle -- really starts to -- can create a bit of a panic but on the whole I would say -- order and tremendous endurance in the heat in the -- When many people are -- really at close to madness on the human level Steve it's really hard to imagine that 75 hours later.
They're still cries coming from beneath buildings.
How -- people holding up in the midst of that sort of -- scene.
You know what I've really seen it's been giving me some hope is just how strong some families here are.
When no it's helping you when you have nothing and when you are desperately DC.
Husbands and wives fathers and children really sticking together trying to each other through this that's really all they have right now that's all -- had these past 75 hours.
-- -- Hopefully help is on the way but until then.
It's really been Haitian family that has been strong here.
Steve Harrigan thank you for your thoughtful and insightful reporting over the last few days we appreciate you since Chris -- on camera we now --
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