• Short Summary

    AID TO VICTIMS OF RECENT FLOODS IN SOUTH VIETNAM ARE BEING CONDUCTED IN LARGE SCALE WITH THE HELP OF DONATIONS FROM THE U.

  • Description

    1.
    LS RELIEF CENTRE WITH PICTURE OF PRESIDENT DIEM
    0.09

    2.
    MS OLD MAN GIVEN RICE
    0.22

    3.
    MS TINS OF SHORTENING AND SALAD OIL.
    0.27

    4.
    MS OIL GIVEN
    0.35

    5.
    CU MAN
    0.36

    6.
    MS GIRL GIVEN SHIRT
    0.48

    7.
    MS GOODS
    0.50

    8.
    MS OLD WOMAN GETTING CLOTH
    1.02

    9.
    LS VILLAGE AND BOATS
    1.05

    10.
    MS WOMAN IN BOAT GIVEN CLOTH
    1.16

    11.
    CU CHILD IN BOAT LOOKING
    1.20

    12.
    MLS BOAT WITH GOODS MOVING UP TILT TO BOAT REACHING VILLAGE
    1.32



    Initials TDH/V/JH/BB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: AID TO VICTIMS OF RECENT FLOODS IN SOUTH VIETNAM ARE BEING CONDUCTED IN LARGE SCALE WITH THE HELP OF DONATIONS FROM THE U.S.A. AND LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS. IN MOC HOA, KIEN TUONG PROVINCE, 60 MILES SOUTH WEST OF SAIGON, THE CAPITAL, VISNEWS CAMERAMAN VISITED ON DECEMBER 16 A CENTRE DISTRIBUTING GOODS TO THE VICTIMS.

    THE DISTRIBUTION OF GOODS ORGANIZED BY THE U.S. "COMMITTEE FOR RELIEF" INCLUDED RICE, MILK, CLOTHES, SUGAR AND OTHER ESSENTIALS. CLOTHES AND MILK WERE LARGELY DONATED BY THE PEOPLE OF U.S.A., RICE AND SUGAR CAME FROM THE VIETNAMESE PEOPLE FROM AREAS WHICH WERE NOT AFFECTED BY THE FLOODS.

    WHILE THE VICTIMS WERE HELPED AT MAJOR TOWN CENTRES, BOAT LOADS OF GOODS WERE ALSO TAKEN ALONG THE RIVERS TO THE ISOLATED VILLAGES, TO HELP THE PEOPLE STRANDED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7H3D5LB62BFA2EAT754MGIU0W
    Media URN:
    VLVA7H3D5LB62BFA2EAT754MGIU0W
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/12/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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