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MOSCOW, October 31 (Itar-Tass) — The Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations is prepared to send its rescuers to Cuba to help eliminate the after-effects of devastating hurricane Sandy, the ministry's press service told Itar-Tass.
In compliance with the instructions issued by the Russian leadership the Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations is planning to carry out an operation of humanitarian assistance to the population of Cuba who suffered from the hurricane, a spokesperson for the Emergencies Ministry told Itar-Tass.
On Wednesday three planes of the ministry with experts from Tsentrospas (Rescue Center) and Leader as well as relief supplies on board are planned to fly to Cuba from Ramenskoye aerodrome near Moscow.
Earlier, the Ministry for Emergency Situations said it was planning to airlift a batch of construction materials to Cuba for the restoration of houses ruined by the hurricane. The Ministry for Emergency Situations is also prepared to render other humanitarian assistance to Cuba, proceeding from Cuba's needs, it said.