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Tribhuvan International Airport Flooded With Rescue Teams

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Kathmandu, April 29, 2015: The Tribhuvan International Airport is flooded with the rescue teams and relief materials. For the rescue and relief distribution following the April 25 quake and the aftershocks the Flurry of foreign teams has been arriving in Nepal.

Many teams from 30 countries has arrived in Kathmandu. Secretary Suresh Man Shrestha at the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation said that foreign teams from 10 countries have handed over the relief materials to the government.

He added Some of the countries sending the assistance are India, China, Pakistan, Thailand, Singapore, Spain, the US, the UK, and Germany and the relief materials from other countries are yet to be managed. He also said that some international Flights had to be diverted due to the pressure.

“Total of 27 helicopters- 8 from Nepal Army, 7 from private sector and 12 from India have conducted rescue and supplied relief materials in different parts of the country. 340 people were rescued on Tuesday alone.”- According to Ministry. Meanwhile, the traffic in the TIA has raised after increasing foreign teams and relief materials.

The relief materials is firstly focused to be distributed in the districts which suffered worst in quake as Sindhupalchowk, Nuwakot, Rasuwa, Lamjung, Dhading, Dolakha, Ramechhap, Solukhumbu and Okhaldhunga. But the adverse weather affected the supply.

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