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NBC Evening News for Monday, Jan 03, 2005
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(Banda Aceh: Brian Williams) Figures on deaths & displacement from the tsunami in the Indian Ocean cited.

(Habaradewa, Sri Lanka: Ned Colt) Day 8 of the crisis featured; scenes shown of relief supplies & US military equipment & personnel arriving in Sumatra, Indonesia, & Sri Lanka, Alaskan firefighters arriving in Thailand for search & rescue operations, rescued Indonesian fishermen, the Indonesian military searching for survivors, orphaned children, & elephants clearing rubble; details given of the difficulty in delivering aid because of the damage.

(Banda Aceh: Brian Williams) The hard-hit area around Banda Aceh, Indonesia, featured; aerial scenes shown; scenes shown of refugees in camps at the airport. [Latter-Day Saints Charities director Gary FLAKE†- comments on the scope of the disaster.] [2 SURVIVORS {one thru translator} – comment on their losses.]

(Galle, Sri Lanka: John Seigenthaler) The aftermath of the disaster in Galle, Sri Lanka, featured; details given of the difficulty in delivering aid; scenes shown of lines of survivors receiving supplies, people cleaning up. [Volunteer worker Priyan DEMAL†, Galle resident Daniel SANDAM†- comment.] [American Red Cross Jim STEPHENSON†- comments on jammed roads & washed-out bridges.] [Relief worker Catheryn COURVILLE††- reacts to the dire situation.]

(Banda Aceh: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(White House: David Gregory) The fund-raising drive spearheaded by President Bush & former Presidents George Bush & Bill Clinton featured; scenes shown of the 3 presidents visiting embassies of the affected countries; photos shown of US troops delivering aid. [BUSH – urges every American to contribute.] [Former Presidents BUSH, CLINTON – respond to criticism that the US was stingy & slow in its response; says funds are needed; comments on the US opportunity to change hearts & minds in the Muslim world; joke about working together.]

(Banda Aceh: Brian Williams) Information on how to help on the MSNBC Website noted; charity phone numbers posted on screen. The destruction in Banda Aceh described; scenes shown of a building knocked down in the initial earthquake that caused the tidal wave.

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Colt, Ned;
Seigenthaler, John;
Gregory, David
Duration:
00:12:00

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