Logistics Tangle Relief Efforts in Sri Lanka

Correction Feb. 2, 2005

This story misquoted TRO volunteer Suren Sornalingham. Sornalingham said trucks had been seized and items taken, but did NOT attribute those actions to the Tamil Tigers.

Workers load relief supplies into trucks in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo. i i

hide captionWorkers load relief supplies into trucks in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo.

Jason Beaubien, NPR
Workers load relief supplies into trucks in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo.

Workers load relief supplies into trucks in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo.

Jason Beaubien, NPR

With the international relief effort well underway, aide organizations are finding it difficult to get food, water and medical supplies from the airport to the areas most affected by last weeks tsunami. NPR's Jason Beaubien reports.

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