The home front command Chief leaves to visit working in Japan

Maj. Gen. Eyal eizenberg accompany to Defense Minister, Matan Vilnai, a visit that will work on a common coping against natural disasters

תאריך: 22/10/2011, 18:48    
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל

Defense Minister, Matan Vilnai, will fly tonight (Saturday) visit to Japan, this work following the severe earthquake that beset the country in March this year.
The visit of Minister Vilnai accompany the HFC Commander, Maj. Gen. Eyal eizenberg and other senior officers in the HFC. The visit will focus, inter alia, on strengthening cooperation.
The action between Israel to Japan in search and rescue matters.

The visit will also chair the Steering Committee of the inter-ministerial earthquake preparation, Dr. avi Shapiro, head of the national emergency management authority (רח”ל), father of David, and representatives from the Defense Ministry. During the visit the Israeli delegation will be meeting with senior officials of the Japanese leadership in the region and wasn’t near Fukushima.

This is the first visit of an Israeli Minister in Japan after the earthquake, it helps in establishing a field hospital in the area of the municipality is inyami-snerico. IDF operating in the mission area for two weeks and it’s team included experts from medicine, search and rescue specialists and logistics and ICT shell of the HFC. During their medical forces in Japan were treated approximately 220 blatant by an expert.

Translated from Hebrew