Topics and Guests: January 5

Four days into his survey of the tsunami-ravaged Bay of Bengal (search) shoreline, Secretary of State Colin Powell still seemed in a state of shock and grief at the devastation he was seeing.

"I've been in war, and I've been through a number of hurricanes, tornadoes and other relief operations, but I have never seen anything like this," said the retired Army general after a 30-minute helicopter tour over a muddy landscape dotted with crumpled houses and toppled palm trees.

Some of the hardest hit victims of the Southeast Asian tsunami are smallest. Join Greta Van Susteren for a special edition of "On the Record: Tsunami: The Children."

We'll get updates from the region from FOX News' Adam Housley in Phuket, Thailand, and Jamie Colby in Hyderabad, India.

What's being done to protect orphans from child-trafficking gangs seeking to exploit the chaos of the tsunami disaster? Amb. B. Lynn Pascoe, U.S. ambassador to Indonesia, weighs in.

Plus, is U.S. aid reaching the littlest victims? New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson, former ambassador to the United Nations, weighs in.

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