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‘Flying doctors’ unveil special aircraft that can reach disaster areas in Japan and nearby countries

‘Flying doctors’ unveil special aircraft that can reach disaster areas in Japan and nearby countries

Japan
Members of a team of 'flying doctors,' which provides emergency relief in disaster zones, attend a ceremony at Saga airport on Thursday where a special aircraft was unveiled. | KYODO SAGA – A team of “flying doctors” providing emergency care in disaster areas showed off its specially adapted aircraft on Thursday at Saga airport. The team, made up of doctors from Saga University Hospital and pilots, is on standby around the clock, according to the Asia Pacific Alliance for Disaster Management Japan, the operator of the unit. The group had its start in late August following a series of natural disasters in and around Japan. A private medical team which can simultaneously offer both medical assistance and disaster relief by air is rare around the world, the team said. The aircraft
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