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BBC reporter on the ground in Port-au-Prince


The US is mounting one of the biggest relief operations in its recent history to help victims of the earthquake in Haiti.

The Red Cross says it estimates that up to 50,000 people have been killed.

The BBC's Andy Gallacher describes his first day-light view of the damage in the capital, Port-au-Prince.


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