Dutch aid teams go to Pakistan

24th October 2005, Comments 0 comments

24 October 2005, AMSTERDAM — A Dutch aid agency is sending two medical teams to Pakistan to help treat victims of the earthquake earlier this month.

24 October 2005

AMSTERDAM — A Dutch aid agency is sending two medical teams to Pakistan to help treat victims of the earthquake earlier this month.

Mensen in Nood/Cordaid said on Monday that the first team, consisting of a doctor, a nurse and a logistics manager, would leave for Manserah in Pakistan-controlled Kashmir on Tuesday.

The second team, consisting of an orthopaedic surgeon, a plastic surgeon and an anaesthetist, is to leave shortly. It will be stationed in a local hospital in Pakistan.

A spokesperson fro Mensen in Nood/Cordaid said the two teams form the second phase of the relief effort following the earthquake. "The first relief workers are slowly coming home and are being replaced by more specialist workers," the spokesperson said.

[Copyright Expatica News + ANP 2005]

Subject: Dutch news

0 Comments To This Article