US to Restart Military Evacuation Flights for Haiti

The U.S. government announced Jan. 31 that it will recommence military evacuation flights to take severely injured Haitians to the U.S., Reuters reports. The move follows a four-day suspension due to cost and treatment concerns. 

“Having received assurances that additional capacity exists both here and among our international partners, we determined that we can resume these critical flights,” White House spokesman Tommy Vietor said in a statement.

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