Today, delegation commanders and search and rescue officers held a consultation meeting, after OC Home Front Command Maj. Gen. Yair Golan arrived in Haiti. Maj. Gen. Golan and Israeli ambassador to Haiti Amos Radian, met with the prime minister of Haiti and toured the demolished UN headquarters and other disaster areas.
So far, 383 people have been treated in an IDF (Zahal) hospital, among them dozens of children. 140 life saving operations were executed and seven babies were delivered. As of now, approximately 60 patients are being treated in different departments of the hospital.
Last night, two children who were trapped under the ruins of a building for seven days and then rescued by an American team were brought to the IDF (Zahal) hospital for treatment. Approximately 43 rescue teams from around the world, comprised of 1800 rescue personnel and 160 dogs, are actively operating throughout Haiti.