Haiti Rescue Efforts a Mix of Elation and Grief

Victims Pulled From Shattered Buildings

According to the U.N., 40 international search-and-rescue teams including nearly 1,800 rescue workers and more than 160 dogs are combing through the rubble looking for survivors.

Contrary to local grumbling, those rescued mostly have been Haitians, U.S. officials said. According to numbers from Sunday, only six or seven of 62 people rescued were Americans, with most of the others being Haitians, the officials reported.

The Miami-Dade firefighters also pulled a 3-year-old girl from a ruined house on Sunday.

Also over the weekend, a joint Urban Rescue Team of New York police and firefighters pulled two men and a teenage girl alive from the rubble of a Port-au-Prince grocery store housed in a three-story building that collapsed in Tuesday's earthquake, the NYPD said. The three survived on the grocery store's inventory of food and water.

The NYPD/FDNY team later rescued a man who was trapped in the rubble of a four-story building on Rue Belencourt in Port-au-Prince.

In addition, The Associated Press reported that Virginia firefighters pulled U.N. civil affairs officer Jens Christensen of Denmark from the rubble of the ruined U.N. building, other teams rescued a woman from a collapsed university building, and Montana Hotel co-owner Nadine Cardoso was saved from that wrecked building.

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