תאריך: 14/01/2010, 00:00
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An IDF delegation to Haiti, where he will establish a field hospital of the medical force and assist in search and rescue missions. The delegation in two hachors aircraft. The delegation will be Brig. Gen. (Res.) Shalom Ben-Arieh, Commander of the national rescue unit in the HFC and his Deputy will be Colonel Dr. Itzik Kreis, who would also serve as head of the medical Commander.
The delegation will establish a disaster area, a field hospital and became approximately 220 people, including rescue of the HFC and medical teams of Chief Medical Officer.
The hospital includes 40 doctors, 24 nurses, paramedics, EMTs, House, rantgnas
Pharmacy, x-ray equipment, an emergency room to receive casualties, two operating rooms, p, Pediatrics, obstetrics, and surgery. According to the scheme to handle the hospital about 500 casualties a day and performs preliminary analysis. Total medical equipment iotes at this stage is 10 tons.
The HFC forces included about 30 rescue and dozens of personnel, logistics, intelligence officials mission, members & contact Department. The delegation will participate in search and rescue area and experts in the field of population and rescue unit of the HFC.
Remember, last Tuesday released power pioneer fat 5 people of the Foreign Ministry and the home front command officers and health mgvshim during this snapshot of the disaster area and the main task for the delegation from Israel, such as transportation, hospital location, food, etc.
In addition to the hospital and the medical delegation consists of logistics delegation, security force troops intended for search, detection and additional assistance.
The delegation is scheduled to stay in Haiti for at least two weeks. After this period there will be evaluation regarding the need to continue operations.
The delegation to accompany “Paul” media (tv and radio reporter, photographer, writer and international) that are selected in a lottery by the Journalists Association, supervised by a lawyer.
Today to receive all the participants a detailed briefing at Ben Gurion Airport from the home front command Commander, Gen. Yair Golan, the Commander of the search and rescue unit of the home front command, Brig. Gen. (Res.) Shalom Ben-Arie, the mission and the actions required to ensure personal safety and medical area.
As noted, the HFC plant in recent years in a number of major disaster events in the world.
And has high technological capabilities are and try and find creative solutions.
Among the major events:
A car bomb explosion at Hilton “in Sinai in October 2004 search and rescue units to the okapzzo immediately upon receipt of the initial reports about the attack in order to rescue trapped among the debris. The rescuers began an intense activity on the site to evacuate the wounded and trapped among the debris.
Paradise Hotel bombing in Kenya “, 2003-an event in which dozens of people were injured 21 Israelis. Aid delegation went to Mombasa to provide medical assistance to injured persons, who stayed at the hotel and return Israeli citizens want safely and as quickly as possible.
12 hours later returned to Israel 270 civilians.
Aid to victims of earthquake in northwest Turkey in 1999-two rescue missions
Sent to Turkey and set up a field hospital. The delegation rescued 12 survivors from the rubble and 140 deaths. A field hospital in adapseri town in 1200 wounded treated in surgeries performed 40 and 15 births.
Greece-search and rescue assistance following the earthquake in September 1999.
Embassy bombing in Kenya in August 1998 as a result of a car bomb explosion near the us Embassy in Kenya, the rescue unit run for 5 days to extract casualties and evacuation of 96 fatalities. The Israeli delegation has won sympathy and respect both the Kenyan public and world public and rake praises and compliments for professional activities
And the situation in the area, mainly because the Israeli delegation is the first from abroad and started immediately.
The bombing of the Jewish community in Argentina in June 1994 on community building collapsed as a result of a car bomb. During nine days of strenuous work, managed the rescue unit, in conjunction with other rescue forces to rescue the injured, of whom 81 fatalities.
Earthquake in Armenia in December 1988-national search and rescue unit with additional forces, for 12 days to extract casualties under the rubble of buildings that collapsed.
Mexico earthquake September 1985 – search and rescue unit with additional forces, for 16 days to extract casualties under the rubble of buildings that collapsed. At the event
55 people were injured.
Translated from Hebrew