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U.S. troops deploy as Haiti aid operation picks up

<p>People take cover as U.S. soldiers from the 82nd Airborne land with Sea Hawk helicopters at the garden of the damaged Presidential Palace in Port-au-Prince January 19, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria</p>

People take cover as U.S. soldiers from the 82nd Airborne land with Sea Hawk helicopters at the garden of the damaged Presidential Palace in Port-au-Prince January 19, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

People take cover as U.S. soldiers from the 82nd Airborne land with Sea Hawk helicopters at the garden of the damaged Presidential Palace in Port-au-Prince January 19, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

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<p>A boy watches as U.S. soldiers from the 82nd Airborne land with Sea Hawk helicopters at the garden of the damaged Presidential Palace in Port-au-Prince January 19, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria</p>

A boy watches as U.S. soldiers from the 82nd Airborne land with Sea Hawk helicopters at the garden of the damaged Presidential Palace in Port-au-Prince January 19, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A boy watches as U.S. soldiers from the 82nd Airborne land with Sea Hawk helicopters at the garden of the damaged Presidential Palace in Port-au-Prince January 19, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

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<p>People listen to instructions as U.S. soldiers distribute food in Port-au-Prince January 19, 2010. REUTERS/Jorge Silva</p>

People listen to instructions as U.S. soldiers distribute food in Port-au-Prince January 19, 2010. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

People listen to instructions as U.S. soldiers distribute food in Port-au-Prince January 19, 2010. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

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<p>U.S. soldiers carry boxes at a food distribution zone in Port-au-Prince January 19, 2010. REUTERS/Jorge Silva</p>

U.S. soldiers carry boxes at a food distribution zone in Port-au-Prince January 19, 2010. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

U.S. soldiers carry boxes at a food distribution zone in Port-au-Prince January 19, 2010. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

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<p>A man sits at a bus station near the Presidential Palace in Port-au-Prince January 19, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria</p>

A man sits at a bus station near the Presidential Palace in Port-au-Prince January 19, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A man sits at a bus station near the Presidential Palace in Port-au-Prince January 19, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

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<p>A girl, Udnes, 4, cries at a hospital in Port-au-Prince, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva</p>

A girl, Udnes, 4, cries at a hospital in Port-au-Prince, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

A girl, Udnes, 4, cries at a hospital in Port-au-Prince, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

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<p>A man comforts Desie Ulachine, 7, at a hospital in Port-au-Prince, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva</p>

A man comforts Desie Ulachine, 7, at a hospital in Port-au-Prince, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

A man comforts Desie Ulachine, 7, at a hospital in Port-au-Prince, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

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<p>A child stands beside a soldier after getting humanitarian aid in Port-au-Prince, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva</p>

A child stands beside a soldier after getting humanitarian aid in Port-au-Prince, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

A child stands beside a soldier after getting humanitarian aid in Port-au-Prince, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

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<p>A girl sleeps at a hospital in Port-au-Prince, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva</p>

A girl sleeps at a hospital in Port-au-Prince, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

A girl sleeps at a hospital in Port-au-Prince, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

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<p>People crowd for humanitarian aid in Port-au-Prince, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva</p>

People crowd for humanitarian aid in Port-au-Prince, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

People crowd for humanitarian aid in Port-au-Prince, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

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<p>A child stands beside a soldier after getting humanitarian aid in Port-au-Prince, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva</p>

A child stands beside a soldier after getting humanitarian aid in Port-au-Prince, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

A child stands beside a soldier after getting humanitarian aid in Port-au-Prince, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

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<p>United Nations volunteers and Haitian citizens unload supplies delivered by a helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 26 from the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) in Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Seaman Aaron Shelley/U.S. Navy/Handout</p>

United Nations volunteers and Haitian citizens unload supplies delivered by a helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 26 from the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) in Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Seaman Aaron...more

United Nations volunteers and Haitian citizens unload supplies delivered by a helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 26 from the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) in Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Seaman Aaron Shelley/U.S. Navy/Handout

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<p>Looters fight for goods thrown from a destroyed store in Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria</p>

Looters fight for goods thrown from a destroyed store in Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Looters fight for goods thrown from a destroyed store in Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

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<p>A Jordanian U.N. peacekeeper distributes food to internally displaced Haitians in Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Logan Abassi/UN Photo/Handout</p>

A Jordanian U.N. peacekeeper distributes food to internally displaced Haitians in Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Logan Abassi/UN Photo/Handout

A Jordanian U.N. peacekeeper distributes food to internally displaced Haitians in Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Logan Abassi/UN Photo/Handout

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<p>A woman receives treatment at the University de la Paix hospital in Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Daniel Aguilar</p>

A woman receives treatment at the University de la Paix hospital in Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Daniel Aguilar

A woman receives treatment at the University de la Paix hospital in Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Daniel Aguilar

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<p>A four-year old boy cries as he receives medical treatment to his injured fingers at a make-shift hospital of the Belgian First Aid and Support Team B-FAST in a suburb of the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay</p>

A four-year old boy cries as he receives medical treatment to his injured fingers at a make-shift hospital of the Belgian First Aid and Support Team B-FAST in a suburb of the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Wolfgang...more

A four-year old boy cries as he receives medical treatment to his injured fingers at a make-shift hospital of the Belgian First Aid and Support Team B-FAST in a suburb of the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

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<p>A boy drinks water from a pipe at a water distribution point in Cite du Soleil, Port-au-Prince, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria</p>

A boy drinks water from a pipe at a water distribution point in Cite du Soleil, Port-au-Prince, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A boy drinks water from a pipe at a water distribution point in Cite du Soleil, Port-au-Prince, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

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<p>U.S. Marines carrying aid aid supplies arrive at a camp near Cite Soleil January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Marco Dormino/MINUSTAH/Handout</p>

U.S. Marines carrying aid aid supplies arrive at a camp near Cite Soleil January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Marco Dormino/MINUSTAH/Handout

U.S. Marines carrying aid aid supplies arrive at a camp near Cite Soleil January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Marco Dormino/MINUSTAH/Handout

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<p>Haitians displaced from their homes by the earthquake queue to receive food supplies in Place Boyer January 18, 2010. REUTERS/UN/Sophia Stone Paris/Handout</p>

Haitians displaced from their homes by the earthquake queue to receive food supplies in Place Boyer January 18, 2010. REUTERS/UN/Sophia Stone Paris/Handout

Haitians displaced from their homes by the earthquake queue to receive food supplies in Place Boyer January 18, 2010. REUTERS/UN/Sophia Stone Paris/Handout

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<p>U.S. military servicemen transport a patient from an SH-60F Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) to medical personnel during humanitarian relief efforts in Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010. REUTERS/U.S. Navy/Petty Officer 2nd Class Daniel Barker/Handout</p>

U.S. military servicemen transport a patient from an SH-60F Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) to medical personnel during humanitarian relief efforts in Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010. REUTERS/U.S....more

U.S. military servicemen transport a patient from an SH-60F Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) to medical personnel during humanitarian relief efforts in Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010. REUTERS/U.S. Navy/Petty Officer 2nd Class Daniel Barker/Handout

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<p>People crowd for humanitarian aid in Port-au-Prince, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva</p>

People crowd for humanitarian aid in Port-au-Prince, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

People crowd for humanitarian aid in Port-au-Prince, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

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<p>A Haitian earthquake victim with an open fracture of the lower leg lies on a stretcher after his treatment at a makeshift hospital setup by the Belgian First Aid and Support Team (B-FAST) in Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010, before being deployed for the night and aftercare in the Dominican Republic. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay</p>

A Haitian earthquake victim with an open fracture of the lower leg lies on a stretcher after his treatment at a makeshift hospital setup by the Belgian First Aid and Support Team (B-FAST) in Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010, before being deployed for...more

A Haitian earthquake victim with an open fracture of the lower leg lies on a stretcher after his treatment at a makeshift hospital setup by the Belgian First Aid and Support Team (B-FAST) in Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010, before being deployed for the night and aftercare in the Dominican Republic. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

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<p>An earthquake victim is helped into a bus by French and Belgian nurses and doctors following her treatment at a makeshift hospital set up by the Belgian First Aid and Support Team (B-FAST) in Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010, before being deployed for the night and aftercare in the Dominican Republic. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay</p>

An earthquake victim is helped into a bus by French and Belgian nurses and doctors following her treatment at a makeshift hospital set up by the Belgian First Aid and Support Team (B-FAST) in Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010, before being deployed for...more

An earthquake victim is helped into a bus by French and Belgian nurses and doctors following her treatment at a makeshift hospital set up by the Belgian First Aid and Support Team (B-FAST) in Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010, before being deployed for the night and aftercare in the Dominican Republic. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

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<p>Men unload cartons of bottled water from a U.N. truck at the General Hospital in Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010. REUTERS/UN/Logan Abassi/Handout</p>

Men unload cartons of bottled water from a U.N. truck at the General Hospital in Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010. REUTERS/UN/Logan Abassi/Handout

Men unload cartons of bottled water from a U.N. truck at the General Hospital in Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010. REUTERS/UN/Logan Abassi/Handout

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<p>A girl reaches out for goods thrown by looters from a destroyed store in downtown Port-au-Prince, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Jorge Silva</p>

A girl reaches out for goods thrown by looters from a destroyed store in downtown Port-au-Prince, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A girl reaches out for goods thrown by looters from a destroyed store in downtown Port-au-Prince, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

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<p>Looters run in and out of a destroyed store to get goods in downtown Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins</p>

Looters run in and out of a destroyed store to get goods in downtown Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Looters run in and out of a destroyed store to get goods in downtown Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

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<p>A general view shows a makeshift refugee camp where at least 50,000 people are staying on the golf course of the Petion Club in Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Jorge Silva</p>

A general view shows a makeshift refugee camp where at least 50,000 people are staying on the golf course of the Petion Club in Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A general view shows a makeshift refugee camp where at least 50,000 people are staying on the golf course of the Petion Club in Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

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<p>A baby boy injured in last Tuesday's earthquake rests in the University de la Paix hospital in Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Daniel Aguilar</p>

A baby boy injured in last Tuesday's earthquake rests in the University de la Paix hospital in Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Daniel Aguilar

A baby boy injured in last Tuesday's earthquake rests in the University de la Paix hospital in Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Daniel Aguilar

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<p>A boy takes a bath at a makeshift refugee camp in Cite du Soleil, Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria</p>

A boy takes a bath at a makeshift refugee camp in Cite du Soleil, Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A boy takes a bath at a makeshift refugee camp in Cite du Soleil, Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

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<p>A private security guard runs amid a burning store as he disperses looters in downtown Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins</p>

A private security guard runs amid a burning store as he disperses looters in downtown Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A private security guard runs amid a burning store as he disperses looters in downtown Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

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<p>A U.N peacekeeper from Jordan kicks a Haitian man as they disperse people asking for food from around the airport in Port-au-Prince, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Jorge Silva</p>

A U.N peacekeeper from Jordan kicks a Haitian man as they disperse people asking for food from around the airport in Port-au-Prince, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A U.N peacekeeper from Jordan kicks a Haitian man as they disperse people asking for food from around the airport in Port-au-Prince, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

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<p>Looters fight for goods taken from a destroyed store in Port-au-Prince, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria</p>

Looters fight for goods taken from a destroyed store in Port-au-Prince, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Looters fight for goods taken from a destroyed store in Port-au-Prince, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

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<p>Looters get inside a destroyed store in downtown Port-au-Prince, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Jorge Silva</p>

Looters get inside a destroyed store in downtown Port-au-Prince, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Looters get inside a destroyed store in downtown Port-au-Prince, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

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<p>A woman holds her documentation as she waits with her family for a chance to be evacuated from Port-au-Prince, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria</p>

A woman holds her documentation as she waits with her family for a chance to be evacuated from Port-au-Prince, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A woman holds her documentation as she waits with her family for a chance to be evacuated from Port-au-Prince, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

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<p>Looters fight for goods taken from a destroyed store in Port-au-Prince, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria</p>

Looters fight for goods taken from a destroyed store in Port-au-Prince, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Looters fight for goods taken from a destroyed store in Port-au-Prince, January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

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<p>U.N. Special Envoy to Haiti Bill Clinton (C) gives an interview at the General Hospital in Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010. REUTERS/UN/Logan Abassi</p>

U.N. Special Envoy to Haiti Bill Clinton (C) gives an interview at the General Hospital in Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010. REUTERS/UN/Logan Abassi

U.N. Special Envoy to Haiti Bill Clinton (C) gives an interview at the General Hospital in Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010. REUTERS/UN/Logan Abassi

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<p>Haitians displaced by the earthquake collect water being distributed from a truck in Canape Vert January 18, 2010. REUTERS/UN/Sophie Paris</p>

Haitians displaced by the earthquake collect water being distributed from a truck in Canape Vert January 18, 2010. REUTERS/UN/Sophie Paris

Haitians displaced by the earthquake collect water being distributed from a truck in Canape Vert January 18, 2010. REUTERS/UN/Sophie Paris

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<p>People gather around a working water fountain in the courtyard of a Christian mission on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Ana-Bianca Marin</p>

People gather around a working water fountain in the courtyard of a Christian mission on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Ana-Bianca Marin

People gather around a working water fountain in the courtyard of a Christian mission on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince January 18, 2010. REUTERS/Ana-Bianca Marin

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