LIBERIA / AIRLIFT EMERGENCY AID

23-Nov-2020 00:02:31
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, airlifted 95 tonnes of emergency supplies to Liberia to support Ivorian refugees who have fled conflict in Cote d’Ivoire. Clashes between opposition and pro-government supporters in Côte d’Ivoire’s Central and West-Central regions have left at least 85 people dead and hundreds injured. UNHCR
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STORY: LIBERIA / AIRLIFT EMERGENCY AID
TRT: 2:32
SOURCE: UNHCR
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LANGUAGE: NATS

DATELINE: 23 NOVEMBER 2020, MONROVIA, LIBERIA
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1.Wide shot, plane on runway
2.Med shot, tilt up to UNHCR staff disembarking from flight
3.Med shot, UNHCR staff watching as relief items are unloaded from plane
4.Med shot, emergency aid items being loaded onto lift
5.Med shot, emergency aid items being driven away
6.Wide shot, scissor lift being put on the plane
7.Wide shot, UNHCR staff waiting for emergency aid items to be unloaded
8.Wide shot, man driving away with emergency aid items
9.Med shot, emergency aid items being dropped down on scissor lift
10.Various shots, man driving fork lift
11.Wide shot, pan of emergency aid items loaded onto lift
12.Various shots, trucks driving on runway
13.Med shot, UNHCR staff standing on runway
14.Wide shot, cargo plane parked on runway
15.Med shot, emergency aid items being unloaded
STORYLINE
UNHCR has airlifted 95 tonnes of emergency supplies to Liberia. The UNHCTR chartered Boeing 747 cargo flight landed in Liberia’s capital, Monrovia, carrying blankets, jerry cans, kitchen sets, plastic sheets, and solar lamps for refugees fleeing violence in Côte d’Ivoire.

The items – from UNHCR’s stockpile in Amman and worth over US$300,000. More aid is on its way.

Clashes between opposition and pro-government supporters in Côte d’Ivoire’s Central and West-Central regions have left at least 85 people dead and hundreds injured.

Over 15,000 Ivorians have fled to the neighbouring Liberia (14,627), Ghana (665), Guinea (367), and Togo (25).
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