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Quake Relief Crews Face Major Obstacles

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Quake Relief Crews Face Major Obstacles

Quake Relief Crews Face Major Obstacles

Quake Relief Crews Face Major Obstacles

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Efforts are under way to help earthquake victims in Iran, but international rescue crews say conditions are difficult, in part because the quake hit so close to a major population center. Many facilities needed for the rescue and recovery effort are likely destroyed. Hear NPR's Scott Simon and Martin Zak of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in Geneva, Switzerland.