EU's Civil Protection Mechanism available for Christchurch
EU's Civil Protection Mechanism available for
The European Union is following
with great concern the tragedy of Canterbury's latest great
The New Zealand authorities have been informed
that the European Union civil protection mechanism is
available in case of need, as it was when the first
earthquake struck the region in September 2010.
thoughts are with the people of Canterbury once again in
their hour of
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