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09/02/05 Bush to Visit New Orleans; Evacuations Continue Amid Violent Outbursts


Thousands of victims of Hurricane Katrina are still being evacuated from New Orleans as President Bush gets ready to visit the devastated area today (Friday).

The U.S. Senate has approved a 10.5 billion dollar emergency relief package for victims of Hurricane Katrina.

United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan has offered to work with international partners to provide disaster relief to victims of Hurricane Katrina.

Sri Lanka is pledging aid for Hurricane Katrina victims and will ask its doctors in the United States to help victims of the disaster.

Other news: A committee that monitors human rights in North Korea says as much as half of the food aid the world has donated to Pyongyang over the past 10 years has failed to reach its intended recipients.

A Cambodian court has sentenced the country's most wanted wildlife poacher to seven years in prison for killing more than 600 animals since 2001.

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