In Haitian Town, Desperation Reigns

In Leogone, a small Haitian town just 15 miles from Port-au-Prince, nearly 85 percent of the town is destroyed and the coffin maker there was told to stop making coffins because there are just too many bodies. CBS

In Leogone, a small Haitian town just 15 miles from Port-au-Prince, nearly 85 percent of the town is destroyed and the coffin maker there was told to stop making coffins because there are just too many bodies, reports CBS News Correspondent Kelly Cobiella.

"All of them go in the same holes," the coffin maker said through a translator, choking on some parts. "That's the reason he stopped making those baskets."

Here people are desperate for food and water. Hundreds line up outside the police station looking for help. Five days after the quake, no relief agencies have been here to help and the local Haitian police force left town.

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"It's terrible out here, so many people dying and the ground still shaking," one man said

People are desperate to get out of here to get somewhere safer.

Yvroses Dotreche, 42, says she just stepped out to buy groceries before the quake struck. It saved her life.

She lost her husband, her sister and her 13 year old daughter who are still buried in the rubble. All she has left is the clothes on her back.

"She don't have nothing left, everything under the house," Dotreche said through a translator.

For five years the Rev. Marat Guirand has been the Catholic priest at the town's nearly 500 year old church. He doesn't know what he will say at Sunday Mass.

"God only knows," Guirand said.

In the city of Carrefour a town of 500,000 people, there is confusion and chaos.

"Nothing, nothing, nothing has been given to nobody," one survivor said.





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