Caribbean Report 28-12-1998

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The British Broadcasting Corporation



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1. 1998 was a terrible year for hurricanes. Two major storms, thousands killed. This special edition of the BBC Caribbean Report takes a closer look at George and Mitch and examines the economic prospects of the countries hit. Warren Gordon reports (00:00-00:32)
2. Central America after Hurricane Mitch. Peter Greste reports (00:32-05:57)
3. Scale of casualties in the Caribbean was far lower but whichever measurement is used the Dominican Republic and Haiti suffered badly. Several months later how is the Dominican Republic coping? Jean-Michel Caroit is interviewed (05:58-10:36)
4. International Red Cross has been at the forefront of relief efforts. Red Cross Representative in the Dominican Republic Luke Greeves is interviewed about the effects of Hurricanes George and Mitch (10:37-15:11)