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UAE search and rescue group arrives in Libya

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UAE search and rescue group arrives in Libya

Tuesday, 12 September 2023 20:22

By ARN News Staff


WAM

A UAE search and rescue group has arrived in Libya to assist the nation cope with the impression of the latest floods which have killed greater than 1,000 individuals.

The 34-member group, who arrived at Benghazi Airport, is provided with the mandatory equipment and gear to carry out its duties.

This initiative is in keeping with the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan to ship pressing assist and search and rescue groups to the North African nation.

The Emirati group is classed within the “Heavy” class, which is a licence accepted by the United Nations International Search and Rescue Advisory Group (INSARAG) that permits the crew to conduct search and rescue operations regionally and internationally.

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