• Short Summary

    RED CROSS DOCTORS AND NURSES LEFT GENEVA BY AIR TODAY (TUESDAY) WITH A 50-BED FIELD HOSPITAL ON WHAT IS REGARDED AS ONE OF THE ORGANISATION'S TOUGHEST ASSIGNMENTS -- HELPING THE VICTIMS OF THE YEMEN CIVIL WAR.

  • Description

    RED CROSS DOCTORS AND NURSES LEFT GENEVA BY AIR TODAY (TUESDAY) WITH A 50-BED FIELD HOSPITAL ON WHAT IS REGARDED AS ONE OF THE ORGANISATION'S TOUGHEST ASSIGNMENTS -- HELPING THE VICTIMS OF THE YEMEN CIVIL WAR. THE MEDICAL TEAM, HOSPITAL, EQUIPMENT AND 30 TONS OF SUPPLIES WERE ALL CARRIED IN A GIANT GLOBEMASTER AIRCRAFT OF THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE.

    THEIR MISSION WILL TAKE THE RED CROSS TEAM INTO INACCESSIBLE DESERT TERRAIN, WITH DONKEYS AND CAMELS PROVIDING THE ONLY MEANS OF TRANSPORT. IT'S PLANNED TO ERECT AND OPERATE THE HOSPITAL IN THE DEMILITARISED ZONE OCCUPIED BY UNITED NATIONS PERSONNEL.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEPOGRDHJC7URHESU1ESBUKC5V
    Media URN:
    VLVAEPOGRDHJC7URHESU1ESBUKC5V
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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