New Delhi. India has become the first country in the world to provide emergency aid to the victims of the devastating earthquakes in Turkey and Syria. Another Indian plane left for Syria with a 99-member medical team carrying about 6 tons of emergency supplies and medicines. India has also sent a similar aircraft to Turkey. After the departure of this aircraft from the Indian Air Force, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar shared this information through a tweet. He has said that this plane from India has flown to Syria with 6 tons of emergency aid. The shipment includes life-saving medications and emergency medical items. He wrote that India and the Indians stand in solidarity with those most affected by this tragedy. This effort by India is being appreciated all over the world.
The automated hospital and medical team are also present with the aircraft.
India on Tuesday dispatched two C-17 Globemaster military transport planes carrying relief supplies, a “mobile hospital” and a team of experts to carry out search and rescue operations to help Turkey after the devastating earthquake. Along with Turkey, there has been a great loss of life and property due to the earthquake in Syria. More than 5,000 people have died in the earthquake in both countries. Two more flights have sent more relief supplies, including medical supplies, to Turkey, people familiar with the relief aid sent said. One such aircraft has been sent to Syria. It is noteworthy that two strong earthquakes on Monday have severely affected various parts of Turkey and Syria. Many countries of the world have extended a helping hand for the relief work there.
Entire India united to help the victims
In a tweet, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar said: “India expresses solidarity at this difficult time.” In another tweet, Jaishankar said that he asked his Syrian counterpart to express solidarity and convey India’s cooperation. Correspondence to Faisal Mekdad. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said in a tweet: “Air Force C-17 Globemaster-3 with NDRF kits and equipment left India for Turkey. India stands in solidarity with the Turkish people at this difficult time.” The first C-17 transport plane arrived today with a group of search and rescue personnel, a squad of specially trained dogs, a drill, relief supplies and medicines. It landed in Aden, Turkey, in the morning.. A second Indian Air Force plane with similar materiel and personnel was dispatched to Turkey around noon.
Medical team and more than 50 NDRF team members with
Jaishankar said: “The first Indian C-17 flight with more than 50 NDRF (National Disaster Response Force) search and rescue personnel, a specially trained dog squad, drills, relief supplies, medicines and other essential equipment to Aden, has arrived in Turkey.” NDRF search and rescue personnel have been dispatched from the first and second aircraft. In a tweet, Foreign Ministry spokesman Arindam Bagchi said: “2nd IAF C-17 aircraft departs for Turkey with NDRF teams including ‘dog squad, search and rescue team, debris cleanup.'” India is continuously helping the Turkish people in their time of need. The plane was also carrying a first team of 45 members from the Army field hospital in Agra. He is part of the team that manages a 30-bed field hospital that will be installed in Turkey.
A 30-bed autonomous hospital is set up in Turkey
India has commissioned a 30-bed medical center in Turkey. For this, the medical teams have been equipped with X-ray machines, ventilators, oxygen generating plants, cardiac monitoring equipment. An army official said: “The army has formed a 99-member medical team to help earthquake-hit Turkey. India decided on Monday to immediately send NDRF search and rescue teams, medical teams and relief supplies to Turkey. This step was taken following the instructions of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to give all possible help to Turkey. Meanwhile, the Turkish embassy in New Delhi said in a tweet: “The first shipment of earthquake relief material arrived in Turkey with special NDRF search and rescue teams and squads of trained dogs.” Thank you for India’s cooperation and solidarity.
Meanwhile, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs V Muraleedharan visited the Syrian Embassy and conveyed his condolences to Ambassador Bassam Al Khatib for the devastation caused by the earthquake. Turkish Ambassador Firat Sunel thanked India for attending. Meanwhile, according to a report from Bengaluru, the Karnataka government on Tuesday set up a helpline to help people in the state affected by the earthquake in Turkiye.
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