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Asia / Tsunami / Nelson Interview #776042

CNN Evening News for Sunday, Jan 02, 2005
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(Studio: Carol Lin) Report introduced.

(Beruwala, Sri Lanka: Anderson Cooper) The destruction in Sri Lanka from the tsunami described.

(Medan, Indonesia: Atika Shubert) The arrival of relief aid in Indonesia featured; scenes shown of supplies arriving at the airport and from the USS Abraham Lincoln; details given of problems with supply distribution. [Firefighters Without Borders Isabelle LARDEUX-GILLOUX†- comments on transportation bottlenecks.] [US Support Group Indonesia Col. David KELLY†- comments on the usefulness of the aircraft carriers.]

(Beruwala, Sri Lanka: Anderson Cooper) The role of politics in the distribution of relief noted.

(Studio: Carol Lin) Further coverage on “Anderson Cooper 360” noted. Live interview held with Mercy Corps’ Cassandra Nelson† about the desperate situation in Sri Lanka. [In Colombo, Sri Lanka, NELSON – talks about the magnitude of the disaster and the complicated relief effort; notes the difficulty in accessing some areas; states the importance of coordinating the aid & reaching vulnerable populations; comments on the need for psycho-social counseling for victims.]

Reporter(s):
Lin, Carol;
Cooper, Anderson;
Shubert, Atika
Duration:
00:09:20

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