• Short Summary

    Oxfam, the British based famine relief organisation has succeeded in getting another shipment of supplies into Kampuchea.

  • Description

    Oxfam, the British based famine relief organisation has succeeded in getting another shipment of supplies into Kampuchea. A barge, loaded the nearly two-thousand tons of food was towed up the Mekong River at the weekend (18 November) and unloaded on the outskirts of Phnom Penh. It was the first Western Relief vessel to make the river journey since the end of the Vietnam War.

    SYNOPSIS: Oxfam ha sits headquarters in the England city of Oxford. Founded in 1942 its full title is the Oxford Committee for Famine Relief. Since the situation in Kampuchea became known Oxfam has organised three barge shipments. The Group's Deputy Director, Guy Stringer, described the opening of a relief route along the Mekong as an important development. He's speaking with Visnews reporter John Darby.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8BR3C0WGW4O6LULML1K0U5HSR
    Media URN:
    VLVA8BR3C0WGW4O6LULML1K0U5HSR
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/11/1979
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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