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Papua New Guinea

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Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Linda talks with John Raedler, who is covering the ongoing relief effort for the victims of a devastating tsunami that struck the northern coast of Papua New Guinea for CNN . There are grave concerns about the outbreak of disease in the area, and relief workers are still trying to find survivors, bury the dead, and establish shelter areas for the thousands who have been left homeless. Survivors may in fact be evacuated from the area because of the large numbers of corpses that are strewn around many small villages. Raedler talks about the disaster site...which is being called "the big sewer" by residents and relief workers...and about the last three days at the site, where survivors are mourning the "lost generation" of children who died in the catastrophe.