Old 16th Mar 2013, 05:35
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Solid Rust Twotter
 
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During the Moz floods a few years ago, I saw officials rerouting large parts of shipments of aid offloaded onto their own trucks. The food and materiel later turned up in markets all over the area. No surprises there. They also tried to gouge extortionate fees from volunteer aircraft who flew in from SA to assist with airlifting supplies to stricken areas.

The most recent floods hardly raised an eyebrow among those owners/pilots who were shafted in previous years. Most just flat out couldn't be bothered getting gouged when they're trying to assist.
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