2015 Nepal earthquake: 3.8 tonnes of relief material distributed by Indian Army

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2015 Nepal earthquake 3.8 tonnes of relief material distributed by Indian Army (3)

As part of the ongoing operations, Indian Army(IA) aviation helicopters reached out to far flung areas to deliver necessary relief material and the medical teams worked around the clock attending to the needy. Army Relief convoy is also moving by road towards Pokhara.

Following stores have been/ are being inducted by the Army :-

  1. Four Army Aviation Helicopters in location have evacuated 34 people (including 25 women and children and 11 x stretcher based casualties) from the area north of Gorkha. A total of 3.8 tonnes of relief material has been distributed till 28 Apr 15. 110 people have been rescued by army aviation in rescue operations from Pokhara. In addition, one Army ALH and two Cheetah helicopters are standby at Gorakhpur.
  2. Three Army Field Hospitals which include two Field Hospitals at Lagaankhel and one at Senamangal have been established. Two Medical Teams out of these are located at Barpak. A large number of patients have been treated so far.
  3. A total of three Engineer Task Forces have been inducted into Nepal. The Engineer teams at Barpak are opening roads to establish road communication.
  4. Vehicle convoy from Kanpur is reaching Pokhara with 5,000 blankets, 500 tents, 50 tarpaulins and 800 plastic sheets. Another team has moved by road from New Delhi to Pokhara with 7.2 tonnes of relief stores and has presently reached Lucknow.

IA’s Everest Expedition team continues to be located at Everest Base Camp.

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