• Short Summary

    IN INDONESIA, AN ESTIMATED 30-THOUSAND PEOPLE HAVE BEEN LEFT HOMELESS AS THE RIVER PEMALI BURST ITS BANKS AND DEVASTATED TWO VILLAGES IN CENTRAL JAVA.

  • Description


    FLOODED BREBAS VILLAGE; FARMERS BEING EVACUATED.




    Initials TS/VS/CR/ES



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: IN INDONESIA, AN ESTIMATED 30-THOUSAND PEOPLE HAVE BEEN LEFT HOMELESS AS THE RIVER PEMALI BURST ITS BANKS AND DEVASTATED TWO VILLAGES IN CENTRAL JAVA. NO DEATHS HAVE SO FAR BEEN REPORTED IN THE FLOODS, CAUSED BY TORRENTIAL RAIN IN THE NEARBY MOUNTAINS.

    BREBAS VILLAGE WAS BADLY HIT AS FLOOD-WATER GUSHED THROUGH THE HOUSES AND FIELDS. IN BREBAS, MOST OF THE VILLAGERS ARE FARMERS, AND THEY FLED AS WATER WASHED AWAY MANY HOUSES.

    DOZENS OF OTHER STRAW-THATCHED HOMES WERE PARTIALLY SUBMERGED IN THE FLOOD-WATERS, WHICH DESTROYED LARGE AREAS OF CROPS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADAUAX859PDTZ5S8JUWELQ2R25
    Media URN:
    VLVADAUAX859PDTZ5S8JUWELQ2R25
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/11/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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