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Helping the population – a priority mission for the armed forces


Teodor Atanasiu ordered all the units of the Ministry of National Defence should consider as priority the missions of intervention after the floods till the causes and effects of the catastrophe would be removed.

As result, they established the issues for opportune actions of transport and distribution of food and water, consolidation of dykes, re-habilitation of infrastructure, county and communal motor ways of communication. In order to fulfill these missions the General Staff ordered that the soldiers and their equipment should be ready to act for supporting the effective already existing in the affected localities.

Today, July 19 a detachment is acting with 5 helicopters, 20 engineering outfits, 34 trucks and 11 assault boats in 22 affected location in Bacau, Braila, Buzau, Galati and Vrancea counties.

Far away from home, the soldiers from Bravo detachment, mission Althea in Bosnia-Herzegovina and the Black Wolfs in mission in Afghanistan gathered money for the population affected by floods.


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