The IDF has organized a medical aid expedition to Kenya, which will be flown by Israeli Air Force “Hercules” aircraft’s.

The expedition, headed by the Home Front Command Chief of Staff, Brigadier Eitan Dangot, includes medical teams from the Air Force and the Medical Corp and search and rescue teams from the Home Front Command. It also includes medical assistants from the “Magen David Adom” (Israeli rescue services), representatives from the Israeli police’s criminal identification department and representatives from the Foreign Ministry. The expedition is equipped with blood portions and additional means needed to provide medical assistance.

The purpose of the expedition is to provide medical aid to the Israeli casualties and return them and their families back to Israel as soon as possible.