23 Feb '11, 10pm

SAF's 116-man team assists in Christchurch: TO HELP New Zealand recover from the 6.3-magnitude earthquake that h...

SAF's 116-man team assists in Christchurch: TO HELP New Zealand recover from the 6.3-magnitude earthquake that h...

The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) has deployed a 116-man team to aid with rescue operations in New Zealand. -- PHOTO: MINDEF TO HELP New Zealand recover from the 6.3-magnitude earthquake that hit Christchurch on Tuesday, the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) has deployed a 116-man team to aid with rescue operations. Since Wednesday morning, the SAF team has been assisting the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) and local authorities with rescue operations and providing humanitarian aid to victims of the earthquake. Major Xu Youfeng, Operations Officer Headquarters Guards, said: 'We have been working closely with the NZDF and other New Zealand authorities to assist in the conducting of earthquake relief operations since this morning. 'The NZDF and the locals have been warm and hospitable during our stay here and we are very appreciative of their friendship. We will do the very best ...

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channelnewsasia.com 23 Feb '11, 10am

SINGAPORE : A 116-strong Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) team has begun to assist the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) and lo...

SCDF sends 55-member team to Christchurch

SCDF sends 55-member team to Christchurch

channelnewsasia.com 23 Feb '11, 5am

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

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SAF command team helps out New Zealand Defence Force 2 conduct cordon operations in Christchurch.

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mindef.gov.sg 25 Feb '11, 6am

As the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) command team assesses the situation in Christchurch, New Zealand, for further assistan...

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channelnewsasia.com 22 Feb '11, 2pm

SINGAPORE: Singapore is sending help to Christchurch as rescue efforts continue after the devastating earthquake. Christch...

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mindef.gov.sg 27 Feb '11, 9am

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SAF sends aircraft to aid quake-hit Christchurch

SAF sends aircraft to aid quake-hit Christchurch

channelnewsasia.com 27 Feb '11, 10am

SINGAPORE: Two Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) C-130 military transport aircraft were sent to help airlift humanita...

Christchurch will be 'permanently changed' by the earthquake, its mayor said

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straitstimes.com 24 Feb '11, 4am

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channelnewsasia.com 22 Feb '11, 1am

WELLINGTON: Multiple fatalities had been reported in New Zealand's Christchurch following a major 6.3 magnitude earthquake...

State of emergency declared in Christchurch

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channelnewsasia.com 22 Feb '11, 4am

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New Zealand earthquake leaves 65 dead

New Zealand earthquake leaves 65 dead

channelnewsasia.com 22 Feb '11, 6am

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mindef.gov.sg 05 Mar '11, 3am

Since 1 Mar, five Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) combat engineers have been out and about Christchurch, New Zealand, helping...

Team S'pore athletes get S$4.22m: SINGAPORE : S$4.22 million has been given to 43 Team Singapore athletes for wi...

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channelnewsasia.com 17 Feb '11, 2pm

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channelnewsasia.com 23 Feb '11, 9am

SINGAPORE : New Zealand tourism officials have said they are advising travellers to avoid any non-essential travel to or f...