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Australia / Disaster #33635

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 01, 1975
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(Studio) Australian navy convoy arrives in Darwin with relief.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Darwin, Australia) Women and children evacuated 1st. Cyclone Tracy leveled city. [WOMAN - says feels shattered and lost.] [2nd WOMAN - says feels bad about leaving.] Debris shown. Darwin reconstruction commission to rebuild cyclone-proof city. [WOMAN - says can't imagine living here again.] [MAN - says we'll help rebuild.] Water and electricity slowly being restored. [3rd WOMAN - says we'll stay until forced to go.] [2nd MAN - says hopes to stay here for rest of life.] City won't be as large again.
REPORTER: Jim Bennett

Bennett, Jim;
Smith, Howard K.

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