• Short Summary

    IN BELIZE, BRITISH HONDURAS, THE DEATH TOLL FROM HURRICANE HAYTIE HAS RISEN WHO WELL OVER 200, AND RELIEF WORKERS CONTINUE TO FIND BODIES IN THE RUINS. 458 THOUSAND POUNDS OF FOOD ARE BEING AIRLIFTED TO SURVIVORS FROM THE AMERICAN AIRCRAFT CARRIER "ANTIETAM".

  • Description

    IN BELIZE, BRITISH HONDURAS, THE DEATH TOLL FROM HURRICANE HAYTIE HAS RISEN WHO WELL OVER 200, AND RELIEF WORKERS CONTINUE TO FIND BODIES IN THE RUINS. 458 THOUSAND POUNDS OF FOOD ARE BEING AIRLIFTED TO SURVIVORS FROM THE AMERICAN AIRCRAFT CARRIER "ANTIETAM". THE BRITISH AND AMERICANS ARE WORKING SIDE BY SIDE TO GET THE FOOD TO THE HONDURANS. AN ESTIMATED 12,000 PERSONS HAVE BEEN INOCULATED TO AVOID A TYPHOID EPIDEMIC AND THE GOVERNMENT HAS ORDERED ALL THE DEAD TO BE CREMATED. THE HURRICANE HIT BRITISH HONDURAS LAST TUESDAY AND THEN DIED OUT OVER THE PACIFIC.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3FPTRI17TZYGI3D1NV9V4UWWE
    Media URN:
    VLVA3FPTRI17TZYGI3D1NV9V4UWWE
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/11/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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