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World 31 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM

'Our tsunami,' Mississippi hurricane survivors say

BILOXI, Miss. (Reuters) -

World 31 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM

New Orleans flooded, hundreds feared dead in hurricane

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Army engineers raced to staunch rising floodwaters submerging historic New Orleans as helicopters plucked frantic survivors from rooftops and hundreds were feared dead on Tuesday after Hurricane Katrina tore across the U.S. Gulf Coast.

World 31 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM

Hundreds feared dead in U.S. Hurricane Katrina

BILOXI, Miss. (Reuters) - Helicopters plucked frantic survivors from rooftops of inundated homes on Tuesday and officials said hundreds of people may have died in Hurricane Katrina's attack on the U.S. Gulf Coast, which sent a wall of water into Mississippi and flooded New Orleans.

World 31 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM

Hundreds feared dead on storm-ravaged U.S. coast

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Helicopters plucked frantic survivors from rooftops, debris-fouled water flooded historic New Orleans and hundreds were feared dead on Tuesday after Hurricane Katrina's rampage across the U.S. Gulf Coast.

World 31 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM

Hundreds feared dead on storm-ravaged U.S. coast

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Helicopters plucked frantic survivors from rooftops, debris-fouled water flooded historic New Orleans and hundreds were feared dead on Tuesday after Hurricane Katrina's rampage across the U.S. Gulf Coast.

Community 26 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM

Boeing donates vehicle to MRCS

UPON learning that the Malaysian Red Crescent Society (MRCS) Penang branch was seeking funds to buy a four-wheel drive (4WD) for disaster response operations, one company decided to give them such a vehicle.

Nation 19 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM

25 undergo anti-terror course

For the past month, the Police College in Cheras has been crawling with officers looking for biological weapons and other tools used by terrorists.

World 19 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM

Ecuadorean says people locked in sinking boat

MANTA, Ecuador (Reuters) - An Ecuadorean teenager who survived days in the sea clinging to a barrel of fuel said on Friday that dozens of people who hoped to emigrate to the United States were locked in the hold of a boat when it sank.

World 18 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM

Over 100 Ecuadorean emigrants die as boat sinks

BOGOTA/QUITO, Colombia (Reuters) - More than 100 Ecuadoreans trying to illegally emigrate to the United States drowned last week when the overcrowded fishing boat they were traveling aboard sank in the Pacific Ocean, authorities said on Wednesday.

World 18 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM

CORRECTED - More than 100 missing as Ecuadorean boat sinks

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