In the wake of a powerful earthquake in
which dozens of people were killed, JICA has dispatched emergency supplies
to the central Asian state of Kyrgyzstan.
The supplies, which included power generators,
were airlifted from JICA's emergency warehouse in Frankfurt, Germany, via
Moscow and arrived in the worst affected areas of the country, Wednesday
Some 74 persons were killed and 142 injured
during the tremor October 5. At least 70% of one village, Nura in southern
Osh province, was destroyed.
The government rushed medical staff and