Toll Nears 120,000 as Leaders Vow Aid

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    Friday, Dec. 31 - Survivors lasted a fourth day on Thursday without food, water or medical supplies as nations and aid agencies struggled to bring together the world's largest relief effort and the tally from the week's devastation surged to close to 120,000.

    "For four days now we haven't gotten any help," said Dasrizal Nyakna, 38, a leader of a group of some 35 volunteers who crammed into a truck and drove more than 24 hours up the coast to lend a hand, lugging boxes packed with clothing and food.
     

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