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Relief efforts in Albania, 1999
By STARS AND STRIPES Published: November 19, 2019
Timothy Baker ©Stars and Stripes
Tirana, Albania, May, 1999: Members of a visiting delegation from the United Arab Emirates protect themselves from the swirling winds of the rotor wash from one of their helicopters taking off from Rivas Airport on a mission. Several UAE helicopters were helping ferry food, personnel and relief supplies to the thousands of refugees seeking shelter in Albania from fighting in Kosovo.