Spanish police fly to help Haiti relief effort

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27 September 2004, MADRID – Twenty-four Spanish police were flying Monday to Haiti to help in the international relief effort in the Caribbean country after floods killed 2,500 people.

27 September 2004

MADRID – Twenty-four Spanish police were flying Monday to Haiti to help in the international relief effort in the Caribbean country after floods killed 2,500 people.

The group, made up of police and militarised Guardia Civil, will be advising the Haitian police on how to keep order after food riots broke out.

The group include specialists in security, documentation and investigation.

Ten members of the group will stay in Haiti for a year to offer support to their Haitian counterparts. 

Among the party will be members of the elite Rural Security Group, who all speak fluent French which is the official language of the country.

The Spanish officers will be helping the United Nations relief effort after floods caused by Hurricane Jeanne caused extensive damage to the poor island nation.

[Copyright EFE with Expatica]

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