PETIONVILLE, Haiti -- After spending all night searching for more survivors in the rubble of a collapsed school and Sunday morning chasing false rumors of trapped victims calling out to relatives, emergency workers have moved into a recovery mode.
''We don't want to risk the life of the population or the rescue workers,'' said Haitian President René Préval, who on Sunday was briefed by rescue workers from the U.S. and Martinique. ``But the more time that passes, the less time we have of finding anyone alive.''
The decision to begin the recovery comes amid frustrations among residents in the area that complain the effort is taking too long, and also that they should be allowed in to find their children -- dead or alive.
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