Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Russia To Send Humanitarian Aid To Cuba

Russia To Send Humanitarian Aid To Cuba

MOSCOW, Oct 31 (BERNAMA-NNN-PRENSA LATINA) -- The Russian Ministry of
Emergency Situations plans to send humanitarian aid to Cuba hit by
Hurricane Sandy, a source from the ministry's information department
said Tuesday.

The ministry will also be sending a plane filled with construction
materials to help with the rebuilding of destroyed homes, the source
told TASS news agency.

The hardest hit areas of the island are the eastern parts. However, the
region is returning to normal.

The main transport arteries have already been restored and new power
lines have been put into service.

Sandy slammed into Cuba on Oct 25, destroying thousands of hectares of
crops, hundreds of thousands of buildings and killing 11 people.

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