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Media Advisory - Kiwi Aid Worker Off To East Timor

Published: Mon 11 Oct 1999 11:39 AM
Media Advisory
Scoop Media [Auckland] in co-operation with World Vision will be bringing you regular updates from Dili. Our correspondent James Addis [World Vision New Zealand press officer] will be providing the Scoop audience with information as it happens and will describe how he sees the situation in East Timor.
Return here regularly for updates. You can also view the World Vision website by linking to www.worldvision.org.nz
World Vision New Zealand's press officer, James Addis, left for East Timor on Sunday and will arrive in Dili on Tuesday to help the World Vision relief team.
Mr Addis was in West Timor a week ago gathering information on the needs of East Timorese refugees who had fled their homeland and were receiving aid in refugee camps.
James Addis is an experienced aid worker who has also worked in Rwanda, Sudan and Kosovo. He will provide a vital link between relief efforts on the ground in East Timor with both World Vision International and the media.
James Addis is available for interviews and can be reached in East Timor by dialing directly to 021-488-448 or by Satphone 00-872/873-761-956-639.

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