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Rudd sends TV message to Chinese people -

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LEIGH SALES, PRESENTER: Rescuers in China say they've now reached every town and village cut off by
the earthquake.

More dramatic video has emerged of the immediate aftermath, this time in the epicentre of Wanchüan.

Medical workers have been collecting DNA samples from bodies found in the rubble.

Officials say the evidence will help family members identify their loved ones.

Meanwhile, Australia's concern for the quake victims has been broadcast on Chinese television with
the Prime Minister using his mandarin skills.

Speaking in Canberra, Kevin Rudd told Chinese viewers that Australia stands ready to help at any
time.