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Minister of National Defence Teodor Atanasiu ordered for an air bridge between Bucharest and the affected counties from Moldova for the transport of food, water and supplies.

In the last 48 hours the Ministry of National Defence acted in situations of emergency with 1027 soldiers, 8 helicopters, 16 amphibious personnel carriers, an ambulance car, 68 trucks, 20 tank wagons, 20 pneumatic boats in order to decrease the effects of the floods.

Today, Thursday, July 14, a detachment of the 282nd Mechanized Brigade Focsani is acting with trucks and assault boats in rescue operations of persons and goods in five localities in Vrancea county: Vadu Rosca, Biliesti, Nanesti, Campeanca and Vulturu.

The victims of the floods in Corbu Vechi and Maxineni, Braila county and Umbresti, Galati county were supported by the soldiers of the 10th Engineering Brigade by the help of trucks and assault boats. In a military unit in Bacau they arranged locations for accommodation of the evacuated people.

More then 60 soldiers from the 8th Artillery Brigade Focsani are working to consolidate the dyke in Namesti on Siret river and in Bacau county a detachment of the Tanks Battalion are evacuating the people from the affected houses in Asau village.

The soldiers continue to transport water in Valea Ierii, Cluj county and in Ocolis, Alba county. The soldiers from Craiova are transporting water in three localities in Dolj county: Motoci, Mugasi, Lacrita and two other localities from Olt county: Gavanesti and Milcovul Vale.

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