Tuesday, October 11, 2005

UK aid leaves for Pakistan

An aid flight funded by the UK government has left Nottingham East Midlands Airport for Pakistan today, 11 October. The aid shipment contains 800 tents for Oxfam and 19,000 blankets for Islamic Relief.

The aid flight will arrive in Islamabad tomorrow morning where aid workers from Oxfam and Islamic Relief will transport the blankets to areas affected by the earthquake.

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