פקע”ר: Commander of the relief expedition made history

דובר צה”ל

Gen. Yair Golan met with members of the Israeli delegation in Haiti and praised the achievements in the field of medicine and rescue. Stressed that the establishment and operation of field hospital
Such a short time is a world-class achievement

תאריך: 21/01/2010, 16:03    
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל

The Commander of the home front command, major general Yair Golan, today met with members of the Israeli delegation to the disaster area in Haiti. Gen. expressed admiration of field hospital and therapeutic level it gives to victims of natural disaster.

Gen. Golan has shared the delegation about the decision-making process that led to the island shigoram. “The decision is to get relief expedition. After I received the decision had many discussions which sent out. We received a call and quickly.
We decided to focus on the rescue and medical, and we decided to go to the hospital, explains the HFC control, “decided to get either the fact that pioneer ahalutz came was successful and enabled critical reception.

Golan champion praised the rescue work and medical sector said that “each deserve special mention here for I thought it would be impossible to reach the hospital treatment at a rate so fast. The achievement of opening a hospital fast is world-class. A week or two there will be many more hospitals, but it’s not. The trick is to help the rehabilitation process at first.

About time I want the delegation told Gen. Golan “. Guess this is a question.
Of days to weeks. Need to be patient. ” He concluded and said soldiers, officers and men of the reserves: “you made history.”

 

152 in five days.

The delegation had moved in recent days to focus on medical assistance, due to the condition that estimates the likelihood of survivors living in the rubble site is almost nil. At this point it was decided that the rescue personnel respond to specific calls for assistance. At the hospital, work continues intensively so far treated him 455 survivors.

At the hospital carried out 152 and 17 surgical procedures performed by doctors from Colombia who joined the Israeli team and hosted at the facility. Seven births were carried out so far, one c-section. Thirteen of the victims died of their wounds.

As of Thursday, hospitalized at the hospital about 40 injuries.

Translated from Hebrew

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