26 Apr '15, 10pm

DoD Sends Aircraft to Support Disaster Assistance Operations in Nepal

DoD Sends Aircraft to Support Disaster-Assistance Operations in Nepal DoD News, Defense Media Activity WASHINGTON, April 26, 2015 – The United States has sent an Air Force aircraft to Nepal to deliver personnel and cargo in support of disaster-relief operations, according to Pentagon spokesman Army Col. Steve Warren. A 7.9-magnitude earthquake hit the country yesterday, reportedly leaving almost 2,500 dead, about 6,000 injured and thousands more still missing. In addition, thousands of people are currently reported to be without food, water or shelter. "This morning at approximately 11:18 a.m., a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster departed from Dover Air Force Base bound for Nepal," Warren said in a statement released today. "The aircraft is transporting nearly 70 personnel, including a USAID Disaster Assistance Response Team, the Fairfax County Urban Search and Rescue team a...

Full article: http://www.defense.gov/news/newsarticle.aspx?id=128673

Tweets

#AirForce aircraft sent to Nepal w/ personnel &...

af.mil 27 Apr '15, 1am

If you wish to comment, use the text box below. AF reserves the right to modify this policy at any time. This is a moderat...

DoD flying earthquake rescue teams to Nepal via...

airforcetimes.com 26 Apr '15, 9pm

DoD flying earthquake rescue teams to Nepal The Air Force is transporting a team of about 70 people to Nepal to help with ...

DoD flying earthquake rescue teams to Nepal

airforcetimes.com 26 Apr '15, 8pm

DoD flying earthquake rescue teams to Nepal The Air Force is transporting a team of about 70 people to Nepal to help with ...

U.S. Airmen have touched down in #Nepal. @USAID #AirForce

U.S. Airmen have touched down in #Nepal. @USAID...

af.mil 28 Apr '15, 11pm

The Air Force continues its support of the disaster relief operations in Nepal with the arrival of a second C-17 Globemast...

#NepalEarthquake: Death toll surges to 3,218, says disaster management chief

#NepalEarthquake: Death toll surges to 3,218, s...

straitstimes.com 27 Apr '15, 12am

KATHMANDU - The death toll of the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal on April 25 has surpassed 3,200. Str...

Pentagon: US military sending aid to earthquake...

stripes.com 26 Apr '15, 10pm

Related No time to lose: Global response to Nepal earthquake gears up There is still time to save lives - that's why gover...

More help on the way to Nepal.

More help on the way to Nepal.

airforcetimes.com 02 May '15, 11pm

Four MV-22 Ospreys from Kadena, Japan, are headed to Nepal. (Photo: Marine Corps photo.) 6042 CONNECT 105 TWEET 1 LINKEDIN...

How to help the victims of Nepal's earthquake

How to help the victims of Nepal's earthquake

mnn.com 27 Apr '15, 4pm

7.8 magnitude earthquake shook the country of Nepal , killing thousands of people and destroying the homes and livelihoods...

Finding People In the Nepal Earthquake Zone

Finding People In the Nepal Earthquake Zone

spectrum.ieee.org 27 Apr '15, 10pm

Is my friend/relative/colleague OK? After a disaster like Saturday’s Nepal earthquake, that’s a question people around the...

Pentagon: US #military sending aid to #earthqua...

stripes.com 26 Apr '15, 10pm

Exile Tibetans and supporters hold photographs showing the devastation in Nepal during a candlelit vigil in solidarity wit...

More information on #CAF assistance to the DFAT...

forces.gc.ca 29 Apr '15, 5pm

Humanitarian Assistance Efforts The DFATD-led Interdepartmental Strategic Support Team (ISST) is comprised of three expert...

Learn how you can help the victims of the Nepal...

inhabitat.com 26 Apr '15, 6pm

that shook Nepal on Saturday, near Kathmandu, has devastated the region and left thousands dead. Rescue and recovery effor...