Worst floods in Pacific Coast history cause heavy loss of life and great devastation.
Full title reads: "100,000 FLEE GREAT FLOODS".
Vanport, Oregon, United States of America (USA).
Long shot of flood waters. Debris floating down River Columbia. Refugees from the flooded area carrying belongings and walking along the busy road. Panning shot of man and wife carrying their two children. Truck going to the scene of floods. Rescue workers on truck. Long shot of the floods. Houses floating down on flood waters. Close up shot of flooded house. Submerged house on flood waters. People on roof of flooded house. People on truck.
Exterior of Red Cross depot. Queue outside the depot. People applying for relief inside Red Cross building. Panning shot of women and children at relief counter. Close up shot of mother and child. Several shots of the people rummaging amongst clothes. Filling in dykes. Portland, Oregon - air shot of the town. Pan along flooded railway station. Two soldiers patrolling. Angle shot soldiers on patrol. Diver searching for dead. Pan along flooded area.