Jan Egeland; Senator Bill Frist; Richard Holbrooke; Michael Elliott

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Monday 01/03/2005

United Nations Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs Jan Egeland reports on the relief effort to provide basic necessities to 12 countries most severely affected by the Indian Ocean tsunami. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist describes his upcoming trip to regions in East Asia devastated by the tsunami, where he will assess relief efforts and focus on providing potable water and sanitation. Former Ambassador to the United Nations Richard Holbrooke reports on a secret meeting between U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan and U.S. foreign policy experts focused on saving the U.N. amidst scandal and growing tensions. Michael Elliott, editor of Time International, shares what he experienced during the Indian Ocean tsunami disaster and reports on the challenges facing relief efforts in Sumatra.