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Media advisory

UNICEF video package highlights children of Bam, Iran, one year after earthquake

WHO: UNICEF Iran Country

WHAT: A video feed and press release will be available on Tuesday, December 21.  Details:

WHEN: 1630-1645 GMT on December 21, 2004

Source: IRIB feed channel, Tehran, Iran
Satellite: Hotbird 313 degrees East
Downlink: 12437 megahertz horizontal
Symbol rate: 27500
FEC: 3/4 (three over four)
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WHY:   UNICEF is working to ensure that the children of Iran are in school, and that the process of healing, inwardly and outwardly, is proceeding.  The devastating earthquake killed 26,000 people in 12 seconds, destroying  nearly all of the schools, hospitals and homes and displacing thousands.

For further information, please contact:

Simon Ingram,  UNICEF Media  tel:  212 326 7452

Miranda Eeles, UNICEF Iran  tel:  +98 9123 710365

Kate Donovan, UNICEF Media tel:  + 917 796 9845




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