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Haitian families 'sleeping among the dead'

Thousands of Haitians are spending a second night in the open after the country's catastrophic earthquake which may have killed tens of thousands.

Matthew Price reports from a hospital Haiti, speaking to those sleeping amongst the dead outside the overcrowded hospital.

International development Secretary Douglas Alexander spoke to John Humphrys about the UK's aid effort to Haiti.

"The rescue capability that we are delivering, the ability to dig people from buildings, is exactly what is required," he said.

Some listeners may find parts of this report distressing.


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