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staging area

a traditional point at which migratory flocks (usually of birds) aggregate or put down during the course of migration to rest and feed.
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Nuland said that Turkey "has an enormous help in the humanitarian effort, taking in so many Syrian refugees and now providing staging points for the humanitarian aid, and our discussion with them on Syria is ongoing." She noted that the U.S.
In the event that England does earn the right to host the FIFA World Cup, Glasgow and Edinburgh would also act as key staging points on the routes of fans making their way to the tournament from overseas.
Police said the violence was 'the worst for months', and triggered by rivalries between Somalian and Afghan refugees over the 'staging points' they use to sneak aboard lorries heading to Britain.
Pahalgam, a scenic valley nestled high in the mountains, is one of J and K's most popular tourist spots and is one of the main staging points for a one-and-a-half month long major Hindu pilgrimage during summers.
Slaughtering at markets should be discouraged, it said, adding that animals should not be unloaded at staging points, being fed, rested and watered onboard.