Story number 3 for 18 Jan 2000

By January 18, 2000

Victims of one of India’s deadliest typhoons are still struggling to survive last
fall’s destruction. More than 11 million people were affected by the storm that hit at
the end of October and bodies are still being recovered. Mission India reports that
wells are polluted, food is scarce and thousands of people have fallen seriously ill.
Getting aid to the region continues to be a challenge because most roads are
impassable, however, Mission India was able to deliver relief to seven villages last
month. As a result, the teams reported many villagers showed an openness to the

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