Mozambique: Helicopter hired for Nampula emergency

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Maputo(AIM) - Mozambique's relief agency, the National Disasters Management Institute (INGC), has hired a Puma helicopter from South Africa to carry food and other emergency supplies to areas in the northern province of Nampula badly hit by tropical depression "Delfina" earlier this month.

According to a report in the Maputo daily "Noticias", the helicopter arrived on Tuesday, and was sent immediately to Nampula city. It can carry 3.4 tonnes of goods per trip, and is expected to move about 10 tonnes per day. (AIM)

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