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Surveying Catastrophic Damage in Galle, Sri Lanka

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Surveying Catastrophic Damage in Galle, Sri Lanka

Surveying Catastrophic Damage in Galle, Sri Lanka

Surveying Catastrophic Damage in Galle, Sri Lanka

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In Galle, Sri Lanka nearly all homes within a half mile of the coast were destroyed or damaged. Several thousand people were killed. Aid worker Steve Matthews of World Vision says bodies are being buried in mass graves there before they contaminate the drinking water. Hear Matthews and NPR's Steve Inskeep.