Relief workers face a 'logistical nightmare' in airlift to disaster area stretching 3,000 mi.
A large-scale airlift of medical supplies, water and thousands of relief workers is underway to coastal areas from Indonesia to Africa where more than 100,000 people died after a 9.0 magnitude earthquake in the Indian Ocean triggered tsunami waves on Dec. 26 that devastated beaches separated by thousands of miles. Airlines are working with disaster relief agencies to provide cargo space on scheduled and charter flights operating to major airports in Southeast Asia, India, Sri Lanka and ...
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