• Short Summary

    Taken from a navy ships shows the Tara Island refugee processing center where Tung An refugees are to be kept until resettle in a third country.

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    Taken from a navy ships shows the Tara Island refugee processing center where Tung An refugees are to be kept until resettle in a third country. At sunrise (bad weather) ships filipino flag hoisted, Tara Island background. Shortly after landing shot of signs "Refugee Center Tara Island" pre-fabricated houses to shelter refugees, there are all in all 17- such houses to include administration support. supplies and equipment being borne to island. Navy LST 507 approaching island. boatload of naval security detail disembarking. First boatload of refugees lands ashore, their personal belongings being unloaded/. Refugees walks toward refugee processing center. Tara Island administrator Lt. Comdr. L.G. Del Mundo (PN) talks to viet nun and interpreter. Refugees infront of administration office greeted by Del Mundo. More unloading of refugees at beach, refugees spilling out of shore. Aerial of Tara Island taken aboard naval chopper shows housing area and terrain of island with naval ships at sea, while transfer of refugees still going on.

    Landed tara island on search and rescue ship of Phil navy RPS Tirad Pass after ten hour trip from Manila at the height of typhoon, return to Manila midnight Friday.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAHWUNIY81LXOY9HDSM13XXKRV
    Media URN:
    VLVAHWUNIY81LXOY9HDSM13XXKRV
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/08/1979
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:05:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
  • Part of…

    PHILIPPINES: Tung An refugees transferred to processing center on Tara Island

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