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Iraq / Kurdish Refugees / Camps #134258

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 22, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(At Zakho inside northern Iraq: Mike Lee) Construction of tent cities in northern Iraq that would become camps for Kurdish refugees featured; scenes shown of inspection tour by Kurdish resistance leaders. [AMERICAN, United States Marine Corps Colonel James JONES - comment.] Question raised of what will happen to Kurds when United States military withdraws. Presence of armed Iraqi police in nearby cities noted. [KURD - says we are happy with coming of American soldiers.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) State Department report on American relief efforts for the refugees noted. Report introduced.

(On the Turkish-Iraqi border: John Donvan) Conditions at a Kurdish refugee camp in Turkey featured; scenes shown of camp activity at night; details given of these people's dream of a rescue by Americans. [Kurdish Dr. Arief Yussef SALAH - says America is our hope; talks about the health of his patients.]

Donvan, John;
Jennings, Peter;
Lee, Mike

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