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PNG Red Cross waiting for report on landslide

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Updated January 30, 2012 17:47:12

PNG's Red Cross organisation is still waiting for detailed reports on the effects of last week's devastating landslide in the Southern Highlands province before deciding what help they can send.

A massive slip more than a kilometre long and up to half a kilometre wide destroyed a village near Tari in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

Esmie Sinapa, Director General of Red Cross PNG, says that communications problems, bad weather and difficult terrain in the affected are all making it hard to get a good idea of what help local people need.

Presenter: Bruce Hill Speaker: Esmie Sinapa, Director General of Red Cross PNG

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