• Short Summary

    THIRTY-TWO VIETNAMESE ORPHANS ARRIVE IN GENEVA TODAY (FRIDAY) - THE FIRST BATCH TO BE BROUGHT TO EUROPE BE TERRE DES HOMMES, A SWISS WELFARE ORGANISATION.

  • Description

    THIRTY-TWO VIETNAMESE ORPHANS ARRIVE IN GENEVA TODAY (FRIDAY) - THE FIRST BATCH TO BE BROUGHT TO EUROPE BE TERRE DES HOMMES, A SWISS WELFARE ORGANISATION.

    ALL ARE SICK OR WOUNDED. SOME OF THE CHILDREN, WHO ARE AGED BETWEEN FOUR AND 18 ARE BADLY BURNED. OTHER ARE SUFFERING FROM POLIO OR HEART DISEASE. HOSPITAL BEDS HAVE BEEN FOUND FOR THEM IN ITALY, HOLLAND, BELGIUM AND SWITZERLAND.

    A TRAVEL CLUB FLEW THE CHILDREN OVER ON A SPECIALLY ARRANGED LOW COST CHARTER FLIGHT FROM SAIGON TO GENEVA. THEY WERE MET BY THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE AMBASSADOR, MR. PHAN VAN THINH AND WELFARE OFFICIALS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8NB9H6GVKY6ADCU83HPIT4RAE
    Media URN:
    VLVA8NB9H6GVKY6ADCU83HPIT4RAE
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/05/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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