• Short Summary

    THE DEATH ROLL IN HAITI FROM HURRICANE FLORA IS NOW BELIEVED TO BE AROUND 5,000.THIS?

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    LV REFUGEES SITTING AROUND
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    SV RED CROSS BUILDING WITH PEOPLE MILLING AROUND
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    SV REFUGEES WALKING AROUND
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    LV RED CROSS BUILDING - PEOPLE WAITING
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    LV REFUGEES UNDER MAKESHIFT SHELTER PAN TO STREET
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    LV PAN MAKESHIFT HOMES
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    SV LOADING HELICOPTER WITH CORN MEAL
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    AERIAL V..DISASTER AREA
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    SV PAN..WRECKED HOME - FALLEN TREE
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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE DEATH ROLL IN HAITI FROM HURRICANE FLORA IS NOW BELIEVED TO BE AROUND 5,000.THIS FIGURE WAS ARRIVED AT BY THE COUNTRY'S REPRESENTATIVE OF THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION, DR.PHILLIPPE CAVALIE.THOUSANDS ARE HOMELESS.

    DR.CAVALIE MADE HIS NEW ESTIMATE AFTER AN EXTENSIVE TOUR OF HAITI'S NARROW SOUTHERN PENINSULA...ONE OF THE HARDEST HIT AREAS.THE DEATH TOLL IS ALMOST DOUBLE HIS PREVIOUS FIGURE.

    WHO'S REPRESENTATIVE ALSO WARNED THAT PESTILENCE AND STARVATION ALSO FACE 300,000 PEOPLE IN THE PENINSULA UNLESS HELP IS URGENTLY RUSHED TO THE AREA.SOME BAGS OF CORN MEAL HAVE ALREADY BEEN FLOWN IN BY HELICOPTERS FROM A U.S.AIRCRAFT CARRIER ANCHORED IN THE BAY OF PORT-AU-PRINCE.

    THE U.S.GOVERNMENT HAD EARLIER PROMISED HAITI RELIEF ASSISTANCE FOR HURRICANE VICTIMS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEO23H6PDWNCTFE8KOBB2FCL7P
    Media URN:
    VLVAEO23H6PDWNCTFE8KOBB2FCL7P
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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