You coming home: an expedition to the Philippines landed in Israel

המשלחת לפני ההמראה לפיליפינים. צילום: דובר צה”ל

About 150 soldiers and commanders have given humanitarian aid to -2,686 people.
“The army cannot face aid mission and reach to any point around the globe turned up there.”

תאריך: 27/11/2013, 20:18    
מחבר: נעם ויטמן, אתר צה”ל

משלחת סיוע לפיליפינים
פיקוד העורף

Members of the delegation of Israeli humanitarian aid to the Philippines landed
Today (Wednesday) in the country, after 12 days helped locals to return to normal the light typhoon damage. In an emotional ceremony in the presence of Prime Minister Mr. Binyamin Netanyahu; The Minister of Defense, Moshe Ya’alon (logical); Benny Gantz, Chief of general staff; OC, OC
Eyal Eisenberg; Advance technological and Logistics Directorate, Gen. Kobi Barak and other senior members light a candle of Chanukah in Ben Gurion Airport.

You coming home: an expedition to the Philippines landed in Israel

“The IDF to call time and ready for her, no matter where it comes,” said Lieutenant General Gantz
Instead. “We will need to focus operational action or required to reach out for help-constant vigilance, preparedness, training and exercises of Israel Defense Forces guarantee
We know how to act. Soon as possible to know to respond to any military or civil event in the country or abroad, “said the Chief.

He said that the IDF is not needed for to receive a call for help, and soon decided he couldn’t sit idly by in the face of
The suffering of the people of the Philippines, due to the storm hitting the State. “The IDF’s rapid action against constantly changing situations is a guarantee of our success”, awarded Chief.
“For members and officers meet, you and change the world ‘ is a line of a song –
This is your ability to stand up to the task and reach any point worldwide, has been there, “added the Chief of the reported death of the mature and the Israeli singer Arik Einstein.

You coming home: an expedition to the Philippines landed in Israel

OC, Eyal eizenberg, explained in a conversation with the delegation members.
“There was no question if we can help, but what we get and how to help. As a person, as an Israeli, as a Jew and as an Israeli I am proud that fell on our part the right to say thanks for Philippine assistance over the years, and to reach out to the rainy “Lloyd He added that the “champion won light light, Zeke’s harmless of hope of stability within chaos one.

Chief Medical Officer (קרפ”ר), Brigadier General Dr. Itzik Kreis came to the field to greet. “As someone who has experience in humanitarian delegations, I think delegation filled mission. Beyond that – she used medical corps oath to reach all bruised and every patient, “said Brig. Gen. Kreis.
“The delegation made it perfectly that brought us a lot of respect,” added קרפ”ר with IDF website.” we are the short oath in giving aid to the wounded in the confrontation with Syria, civilians and soldiers in Israel and anyone who needs our help around the world. We do it without waiting to ask for help, “said Chief Medical Officer.

To reach out to all who need it.

Delegation Chief Colonel Sveti rmatin, indicate to the delegation that “failed to ignite damaging of hope among the despair of Islanders.” He said that, while the delegation of the Philippines transferred instead of dealing with the damage workshops disaster and built water infrastructure. “Locals believe caused their ability to return to normal. You are the proof of being with immoral and hopeful, is right to reach out to all who need it across the globe “, said Colonel Sveti.

You coming home: an expedition to the Philippines landed in Israel

Among the delegation members excited was also major Dr. Ethan Boone. “We’re very excited,” he admitted in a conversation with the IDF site upon entering the Terminal. “All we did there service is an exciting experience of giving and outreach. It is a privilege to be a part of this, and in the purest possible the oath of medical corps helping people, “said.

The delegation returned after many achievements in farm aid to the wounded and casualties in the Philippines. In a field hospital
Established 2686 people treated, of which 848 children were about 60 operations. In addition, Israeli forces engaged in operations to supply regular solutions of water to outlying areas, as the most recent ïpticcïntent prïíisiïn work with containers for storing water. The delegation also helped the recovery of school and return to full function.

Translated from Hebrew