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Somalia / Refugees / Relief Supply Problems #138550

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 18, 1992
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Arrival of Somali refugees in Yemen reported; scenes shown from the Gulf of Aden.

(Somalia: Don Kladstrup) Role of United Nations soldiers sent to provide security for the relief efforts in Somalia featured; scenes shown of armed teens contrasted to the starving people. [Cooperative for American Relief Everywhere president Philip JOHNSTON - says the United Nations soldiers just sit.] [UN SOLDIER - comments.] [Somali warlord Mohammed Farah AIDID - says foreign troops are not needed.] [Save the Children Dave SHEARER, International Medical Corps Mary LIGHTFINE, United Nations commander General Imtiaz SHAHEEN - describe the warlike conditions in Somalia.] Hijacking of most convoys of relief noted. [Irish Concern Mike McDONAGH, UNICEF Ian McCLOUD, LIGHTFINE - comment on the problem of delivering aid while the armed gangs are here.] [SHAHEEN - says more troops are needed.]

Jennings, Peter;
Kladstrup, Don

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