Barack Obama, the US president, gave a televised speech in response to Haiti's catastrophic earthquake as victims spent their second day struggling with the destruction it left behind.
Thousands of Haitians are now left to survive without water, sanitation or electricity.
The Red Cross in Haiti fears up to 50,000 people were killed in Tuesday's earthquake, but Haitian officials say it could be twice that.
Al Jazeera's Sebastian walker reports from the capital, Port-au-Prince.
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Jan 12, 2010