Viewed: IDF aid mission operates in the Philippines.

צילום: פיטר לרנר, דובר צה”ל

The delegation settled in bogo city, where it provides medical care to the local population

תאריך: 14/11/2013, 08:00    
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל

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The IDF’s aid delegation to the Philippines, landed today (Thursday) in Cebu island. The delegation settled in bogo city, where it provides medical care to the local population.

The delegation left after a delegation of five participants, including search and rescue officers, medical officers and a representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs explored the area to examine the need for the Israeli delegation.

Viewed: IDF aid mission operates in the Philippines.

The home front command troops briefing prior to take-off to the Philippines. Photo: IDF spokesman Peter Lerner

The aim of the delegation is providing humanitarian assistance regarding the establishment of a medical device and medical response. The delegation meets Colonel Sveti rmatin, Commander of the rescue unit and national success (יחצ”א) of the HFC. The delegation has about 147 officers and soldiers
A regular in the reserves. The Commander of the home front command, Maj. Gen. Eyal eizenberg, arrived yesterday to the airport to brief the Philippines. “To provide medical aid and assistance to victims is part of who we are,” noted champion. “Where nobody gets no us”, he added. Referring to the challenge facing the delegation, said that “our mission is challenging but sitting here the best trained specialists with years of experience. It’s a great honour to represent the State of Israel and even greater honor to help save
Life and to assist victims in distress.

The field also comes the main medical officer (קרפ”ר), Brig. Gen. Itzik Kreis, to update the delegation. “The Philippines sought help, and our goal is to provide assistance to them.
The required medical. We’re a team that has extensive experience in supplying medical aid, perhaps larger than any other in the world, “said קרפ”ר.
 
A third delegation
Lieutenant Colonel Alicia lives, said that as part of the humanitarian assistance will be available for children’s toys, too.
Damaged in a storm. “We bring kids toys 1500 patients in the Philippines as part of our humanitarian assistance. It is our hope that toys make children feel a little better, “said Lieutenant Colonel Alicia. He said that the Israeli delegation will try to give hope for the locals. “We have military experience with events like this, and we know our job-bmkeri is giving up hope,” he said.
 
The officer, Lt. Col. ‘ agenda Golan announce stressed the commitment to assist victims worldwide.
“As a Jew and as an Israeli, I feel it’s our duty as a people to help other people who are suffering.
My message is that these moments we are United. Our goal is to bring together and hope for the coming tnpgaim “, Lieutenant Colonel. Also, added Lieutenant Colonel coming that “in these moments I feel proud to be part of the global effort to help them.”

Within the delegation will instead of medical corps medical facility, which will include medical professional departments such as Department of Pediatrics, Department of women and for ambulatory Pediatrics Department. Departments
Run by a variety of medical personnel, including doctors, nurses, EMTs, paramedics, pharmacists, mental health professionals, and rantgnas.

Translated from Hebrew

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