22 Feb '11, 2pm

S'pore to aid Christchurch: SINGAPORE: Singapore is sending help to Christchurch as rescue efforts continue afte...

S'pore to aid Christchurch: SINGAPORE: Singapore is sending help to Christchurch as rescue efforts continue afte...

SINGAPORE: Singapore is sending help to Christchurch as rescue efforts continue after the devastating earthquake. Christchurch was hit by a powerful 6.3-magnitude earthquake earlier, which killed at least 65 people. Dozens were reportedly trapped under flattened buildings in New Zealand's most devastating tremor in 80 years. One-hundred-and-sixteen Singapore Armed Forces servicemen from Headquarters Guards, participating in the annual bilateral Exercise Lion Walk in Christchurch, will be helping with rescue operations and provide humanitarian aid. The exercise has since stopped, and all SAF personnel are safe and accounted for. In addition, Singapore is sending a 55-member Singapore Civil Defence Force urban search and rescue team to assist in the disaster relief efforts. They are bringing along a host of rescue equipment like fibre-optic scopes, life detector systems and ...

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SCDF sends 55-member team to Christchurch

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mindef.gov.sg 22 Feb '11, 1pm

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