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Powerful Cyclone Hammers South Pacific Islands

Two remote islands in the Solomons chain are struggling to recover from Cyclone Zoe, described as the most fierce tropical storm ever seen in the South Pacific. A rescue vessel is on the way with 12 tons of rice and other supplies. Hear more from NPR's Renee Montagne and reporter Phil Mercer in Sydney, Australia.

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