The International Ministry receives 1,100 day by day inquiries from Norwegians who need to return house

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (UD) in Oslo.The Ministry of International Affairs (UD) in Oslo.Photograph: Audun Braastad / NTB scanpix

The International Ministry has nearly 100 staff who assist Norwegians who need to return house. – We see that the window for returning to Norway is getting smaller, says disaster supervisor Thomas Stangeby within the Ministry of International Affairs.


“A number of international locations have imposed very strict restrictions on aviation. Norway cooperates intently with the Nordic international locations and different international locations in Europe in facilitating flights from international locations in Latin America, Asia and Africa the place, as a result of restrictions, it’s nearly not possible to make use of scheduled flights,” says the International Ministry’s disaster supervisor.

Since March 12, the UD’s operational heart has obtained a mean of 1,100 inquiries a day from Norwegians overseas, and their family members in Norway.

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