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International Peace Cooperation Assignment for Afghan Refugees

Afghanistan(IMG)

Afghanistan

Capital:Kabul

Pakistan

Capital:Islamabad


Prime Minister Jun'ichiro Koizumi sending off air transport unit personnel(IMG)

Prime Minister Jun'ichiro
Koizumi sending off air
transport unit personnel

Relief supplies beingloaded into a C-130H transport plane(IMG)

Relief supplies being loaded
into a C-130H transport plane

At the request of UNHCR , Japan sent an Air Self-Defense Force unit with 138 personnel to Pakistan in October 2001 to transport relief supplies for Afghan refugees. Acting under the International Peace Cooperation Law, The unit airlifted relief supplies in six C-130H transport planes to Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan, and handed them over to UNHCR .

Transport Route from Komaki to Islamabad

Transport Route from Komaki to Islamabad(IMG)
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