• Short Summary

    FIFTEEN NATIONAL RED CROSS COUNTRIES HAVE ANSWERED YUGOSLAVIA'S APPEAL FOR AID BY SENDING MEDICAL SUPPLIES, FOOD, CLOTHING AND MONEY TO SKOPJE'S EARTHQUAKE VICTIMS.

  • Description

    FIFTEEN NATIONAL RED CROSS COUNTRIES HAVE ANSWERED YUGOSLAVIA'S APPEAL FOR AID BY SENDING MEDICAL SUPPLIES, FOOD, CLOTHING AND MONEY TO SKOPJE'S EARTHQUAKE VICTIMS.

    GREEK RED CROSS NURSES ACCOMPANIED A 50-BED FIELD HOSPITAL THAT WAS SENT FROM ATHENS TO YUGOSLAVIA YESTERDAY (SATURDAY).LARGE SUPPLIES OF FOOD WERE ALSO SHIPPED TO THE DISTRESSED AREA.AUSTRIA ALSO SENT A FIELD HOSPITAL TO SKOPJE.

    THE RUSSIAN RED CROSS IS SENDING GBP20,000 WORTH OF MEDICINES AND FOOD.FRANCE IS DESPATCHING A CIVIL DEFENCE TEAM AND BLOOD PLASMA AND OTHER MEDICAL SUPPLIES, AND CLOTHING.

    ORDERS HAVE BEEN GIVEN FOR UNITED STATES PLANES TO FLY IN A COMPLETE SELF-CONTAINED FIELD HOSPITAL OF 120 BEDS, WITH MORE THAN 200 MEDICAL STAFF AND 30 VEHICLES.THE EQUIPMENT IS BEING GATHERED UP FROM BASES ALL OVER WESTERN EUROPE AND WAS BEING FLOWN IN BY 27 PLANES TODAY.

    ONE U.S.ARMY PLANE HAS ALREADY FLOWN IN FROM WEST GERMANY WITH NEARLY TWELVE TONS OF MEDICAL SUPPLIES AND BLANKETS.PRESIDENT KENNEDY HAS ORDERED U.S.FORCES IN EUROPE "TO OFFER WHATEVER ASSISTANCE IS POSSIBLE AND PRACTICABLE."
    BRITAIN'S RED CROSS IS SENDING NUMEROUS 'DISASTER' KIT-BAGS CONTAINING THINGS TO MAKE LIFE MORE BEARABLE FOR THE HOMELESS: TOILET REQUISITES, A BEAKER, BANDAGES, A TOWEL, PAPER AND PENCIL, AND A BALL FOR A CHILD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1N1E0S2D60OMMQDZ6F69VJXWP
    Media URN:
    VLVA1N1E0S2D60OMMQDZ6F69VJXWP
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/07/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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