'We Need Help:' Aid scarce in quake-hit Nepal villages

...the spread of disease. They said more helicopters are needed to reach isolated mountain...had hoped to reach the remote areas by helicopter, but none were available, so they...Kathmandu."We definitely need more helicopters," Ertharin Cousin, executive director...
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Over and out

...He remembers when a sightseeing TEMSCO helicopter carrying five passengers crashed on Herbert...on Sept. 10, 2000. Troopers sent a helicopter to get them, and it crashed. A third helicopter was sent out. It crashed too. No one...
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Britain has a new princess

...official home, officials said.Anmer Hall is also better located for William's new role as a pilot for Bond Air Services, a helicopter operator that works with the East Anglian Air Ambulance service. He will work with doctors responding to emergencies ranging...
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Choppers ferry injured in Nepal

GORKHA, Nepal - Helicopters crisscrossed the mudslide.Two helicopters brought in eight she got off the helicopter. She was quickly surrounded...villages.After flying by helicopter over the Kathmandu...with emergency aid and helicopters brought in both foreign...
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Remembering the chaos of war's end

...on one of the last helicopters out of Saigon.The...left the roof on a helicopter around 5 a.m. April...operations there, helicopters were ordered to land at...hoping and waiting more helicopters were coming for them...heard the whirring of helicopter blades. They stripped...
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Aid arriving in Nepal's remote quake-hit villages

...spreading rumors of another big quake.Helicopters finally brought food, temporary shelter...periodically since the quake and hampered helicopter aid flights.The U.N. World Food...been cut off by landslides."More helicopters, more personnel and certainly more...
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Scores more women, girls freed in Nigeria from Boko Haram

...of northeast Nigeria last year and declared it an Islamic caliphate. That changed when the military received much-needed helicopter gunships and heavy arms and a multinational force launched an offensive at the end of January.Nigerian President Goodluck...
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Death toll tops 4,000 in Nepal

...desperately need now," said Lila Mani Poudyal, Nepal's chief secretary and rescue coordinator. "We don't have the helicopters that we need or the expertise to rescue the people trapped."As people are pulled from the wreckage, he said, even more...
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Riots erupt after funeral of man injured in custody

...was set ablaze. Officers using shields and wearing helmets used pepper-spray in an effort to keep the rioters back.A helicopter circled overhead as groups of rioters moved through the city. One group piled onto and rode a car as it drove down the street...
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Juneau woman seeks mother in Nepal post quake Kathmandu and surrounding areas, said Maj. Gen. Binod Basnyat, a Nepal army spokesman."We've been hearing that helicopter evacuations have begun, that there are over 100 people in the Langtang area, groups of people together taking care of each...


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