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Helicopters deliver foods to isolated villages in landslide area in Azerbaijan

04 May 2010 [14:58] - TODAY.AZ
A total of 32 remote villages were isolated from the regional center as landslide destroyed Guba-Gonagkend road in Guba region of Azerbaijan.

The villages face food problems. The Ministry of Emergency Situations sent helicopters to deliver foods to the isolated villages.

Chairman of the Emergency Commission of Guba region Sahib Mammadov said there would be three flights a day to supply all isolated villages. “The helicopters will deliver flour, sugar and tea mostly. We are taking serious measures to restore Guba-Gonagkend road until the evening”.

Chief of the Northern Regional Center of the Ministry of Emergency Situations Rufat Gurbanov said that there would be enough flights to supply the villages with foods.


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