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A Closer Look (Mozambique Floods) #190960

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 01, 2000
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The flooding of the Limpopo River in Mozambique reviewed; photos shown.

(Xai Xai, Mozambique: Sheila MacVicar) The flooded town of Xai Xai, Mozambique, visited; scenes shown from a charter boat rescuing people. [Boat CAPTAIN - comments.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The question of why it has taken so long for the world to respond to Mozambique's flood disaster examined. [Save the Children Lola GOSTELOW - says it is unrealistic to expect to world to jump overnight.] [Irish Relief Agency John O'SHEA - wonders why no helicopters can be found.] A woman who gave birth in a tree before being rescued by a South African helicopter shown.

Jennings, Peter;
MacVicar, Sheila

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