France flies flood relief aid to Haiti

24th September 2004, Comments 0 comments

PARIS, Sept 24 (AFP) - France has dispatched an Airbus A-300 aircraft with 40 tonnes of humanitarian aid to the Haitian victims of the tropical storm Jeanne, the foreign ministry said Friday.

PARIS, Sept 24 (AFP) - France has dispatched an Airbus A-300 aircraft with 40 tonnes of humanitarian aid to the Haitian victims of the tropical storm Jeanne, the foreign ministry said Friday.  

The aid "centres on water and hygiene needs and also includes medical items and emergency kits," said spokeswoman Cecile Pozzo di Borgo.  

The official death toll from flooding in the north of Haiti rose Friday to 1,160 with 1,250 missing.

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