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Friday, December 31, 2004
Sri Lanka steps up health measures
COLOMBO, DEC. 30. Western health officials headed to devastated areas of Sri Lanka on Thursday after officials warned about possible disease outbreaks among 1 million people sheltering in crowded refugee centres. ``Our biggest battle and fear ...
Bush defends U.S. response
CRAWFORD (TEXAS), DEC. 30. The U.S. President, George Bush, has defended the United States' assistance to Asian regions reeling from Sunday's earthquake-tsunami catastrophe and pledged long-term support for rebuilding nations. Speaking to ...
Musharraf to remain as Army Chief
ISLAMABAD, DEC. 30. The Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf, declared tonight that he had decided to retain the post of Army Chief till October 2007 in the "national interest" and for the continuation of "internal and external" policies. In a ...
'Millions need basic supplies'
GENEVA, DEC. 30. Up to five million people in the tsunami-struck Indian Ocean region lack access to the basic supplies they need to stay alive, the United Nations health agency said on Thursday. ``This is the most serious natural disaster to ...
Water, not bodies, is major threat
LONDON, DEC. 30. Disease could double the death toll from the tsunami in Asia, according to the World Health Organisation, but the enemy is not the putrefying bodies that are still unburied but the collapse of the clean water supply. Those who ...
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