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March 10, 2010 8:07 AM

Money hunt turns aid agencies into rivals in shaken Haiti

At an encampment on the outskirts of Haiti's capital, physicians from three international aid agencies provide identical services. On a charter flight to Miami, competing doctors get into a shouting match before takeoff. And at a search-and-rescue operation, one international team claiming ownership of the effort asks another to leave -- although the departing group has the equipment to do the job. The reason: a grab for cash.

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