Bush Ups Aid Commitment to Tsunami Victims

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The world has been mobilizing perhaps the costliest and most complicated relief effort ever. A top U.N. official said countries have pledged $220 million to the aid effort so far. The Bush administration, under pressure to do more, said it is sending military assets and trying to better coordinate with other donors in the region. NPR's Michele Kelemen reports.

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