During the weekend three aircraft will
depart for Haiti. Sweden and the MSB will set up a base-camp for UN personnel.
About 20 Swedes, including electricians and sanitation specialists, will
be deployed for this task.
The Swedish team is self-sufficient so
as not to burden Haiti further.
Transportation is a cooperative effort
between the Nordic countries. Norway, Denmark, and Finland are also
contributing to the base-camp with materiel, as is Estonia.
One cargo aircraft will depart Stockholm
on Saturday. The second, the joint Nordic plane, a C17 from the Swedish