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Central America / Hurricane Mitch #622116

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 05, 1998
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Arrival of Tropical Storm Mitch in south Florida reported.

(Managua, Nicaragua: George Lewis) Rapidly rising death toll in Central America due to the flooding reported; mass graves noted; struggles of relief workers to meet needs of millions of homeless storm victims reported; scenes shown from Honduras and Nicaragua of the devastation. [KELVIN (thru translator) - says his father did not survive.] [Josefina MURIO - talks about orphaned children's psychological needs.] [Dr. Maria Teresa BLACKWELL - says the scars last forever.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced. [Note: audio trouble in field report.]

(No location given: Dan Lothian) Reaction of Latin American immigrants to the devastation in Nicaragua featured. [Several PEOPLE - talk about the hurricane and their relatives left behind.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Lewis, George;
Lothian, Dan

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