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Flashcards in Avalanche (Chamonix, France) Deck (8):
1

When

1999

2

Children

4 killed

3

Injured

12

4

Chalets

Chalet with 12 rooms damaged

5

Rescued from snow

20 (8 children)

6

Deaths

10

7

Aid

Helicopters circled area with heat seeking equipment
Sniffer dogs

8

Temperature

Rescues had to be fast as temperature was due to frop to -20 degrees over night

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