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Efforts Underway to Restore Services, Order in Iraq

In Baghdad, overburdened hospitals struggle with the absence of electricity and the lack of drugs and sterilization equipment. In the southern Iraqi city of Basra, British forces begin efforts to restore running water to the city's more than one million residents, and to re-establish law and order on the streets. Hear NPR's Anne Garrels and NPR's Mike Shuster.

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Anne Garrels
Mike Shuster is an award-winning diplomatic correspondent and roving foreign correspondent for NPR News. He is based at NPR West, in Culver City, CA. When not traveling outside the U.S., Shuster covers issues of nuclear non-proliferation and weapons of mass destruction, terrorism, and the Pacific Rim.