• Short Summary

    FLOODS HAVE RAVAGED THE CENTRAL REGION OF SOUTH VIETNAM. THEY HAVE LEFT IN THEIR WAKE?

  • Description

    FLOODS HAVE RAVAGED THE CENTRAL REGION OF SOUTH VIETNAM. THEY HAVE LEFT IN THEIR WAKE A TRAIL OF DEVASTATION, DEATH AND WIPED-OUT COMMUNITIES.

    THE FLOOD FOLLOWED TWO TYPHOONS WHICH SWEPT ACROSS THE CENTRAL REGION. AN ESTIMATED 6,000 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN KILLED, AND MANY THOUSANDS MORE MADE HOMELESS.

    SOUTH VIETNAM AND AMERICAN TROOPS HELPED IN THE MASSIVE TASK OF EVACUATING THE VICTIMS TO SAFETY AND SHELTER. SCHOOLS HAVE BEEN TAKEN OVER TO HOUSE THEM.

    STOCKPILES OF EMERGENCY SUPPLIES OF FOOD, MEDICINE AND CLOTHING HELD BY THE AMERICAN AID MISSION IN SAIGON WERE RUSHED TO THE STRICKEN AREA.

    (THE FLOOD HAVE HALTED FIGHTING BETWEEN GOVERNMENT FORCES AND THE VIETCONG . AN AMERICAN SPOKESMAN SAID YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) THAT THE VIETCONG WERE IN SEVERE DIFFICULTIES REGARDING FOOD AND SUPPLIES).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7GJNWOPENURPAWQPKQQYZ6CN8
    Media URN:
    VLVA7GJNWOPENURPAWQPKQQYZ6CN8
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/11/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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