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>> Amid the grief, such generosity. After Wednesday's fire in Grenfell Tower, West London, a community pulls together in mourning and mutual support. Too many donations, too little news of those missing.>> Sadly, I can confirm that the number of people that have died is now 17.>> The fire brigade can't yet reach most of the 120 flats that burned, and says it could take weeks to know how many perished.
>> This is a very long process.>> The community response has been immense. The volunteers behind me are overwhelmed with donations. I'm Lucy Field reporting for Reuters from North Kensington where there is also growing anger. This is one of London's richest boroughs. It's now littered with burnt padding from social housing that went up in flames.
There are questions about how the refurbishments were carried out, whether fire safety precautions were observed. There are questions, too, about how this could have happened here. Joseph Walsh opened up his community pub to donations. Like many who live in the shadow of Grenfell, he believes a recent refurbishment was aimed at making it good to look at rather than live in.
>> I don't think they really care. It was, we house 120 flats and bring it down or make it look nice. And they made it look nice. Well, it doesn't look nice now.>> Reverend Mike Long set up another makeshift distribution center in the area's Methodist Church. Like Joseph, he says he's received no official guidance on how to help scores of people who lost everything in the blaze.
>> I'm hoping to hear, we're all, I think, hoping to hear from some kind of centralized coordination in terms of what to do. Whether to hold off things for awhile, whether to take them to a particular place. What the particular needs are, what the priorities are.>> I am today ordering a full
>> UK Prime Minister Theresa May promising a public enquiry into the deadly fire and a coordinated emergency response. Neither can come too soon for the hundreds who find themselves in limbo and providing relief for a disaster.