All posts tagged "relief"

  • Members of South Korea's Disaster Response Team raise their fists in a show of solidarity at Incheon airport, west of Seoul, on May 1, 2015, before heading to Nepal to conduct relief and search and rescue operations in the earthquake-stricken country. (Yonhap)
    S. Korea sends 32 more aid workers to quake-hit Nepal

    SEOUL, May 1 (Yonhap) — A group of South Korean aid workers departed for Nepal Friday to help ongoing rescue and aid efforts following last week’s deadly earthquake, the Foreign Ministry said. The team, comprised of 15...

    • Posted May 1, 2015
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  • Ramaya pleads for food after an aid relief helicopter lands at the remote mountain village of Gumda, near the epicenter of Saturday's massive earthquake in the Gorkha District of Nepal, Wednesday, April 29, 2015. Aid reached the hilly district for the first time Wednesday, four days after the quake struck. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)
    S. Korea to send additional passenger jet to Nepal

    SEOUL, April 29 (Yonhap) — South Korea said Wednesday it will fly a special passenger plane to and from earthquake-hit Nepal to help its nationals there return home. Korean Air’s 261-seat Boeing 777 jet is scheduled to...

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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    Ex-figure skater Kim Yuna donates $100,000 for Nepal quake relief

    SEOUL, April 28 (Yonhap) — Former Olympic figure skating champion Kim Yuna has donated $100,000 for Nepal earthquake relief, officials said Tuesday. The Korean Committee for UNICEF, a U.N. organization providing aid to children in developing countries,...

    • Posted April 28, 2015
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