Today humanitarian: rescue mission in Haiti

פעילות החילוץ בהאיטי. צילום ארכיון: דובר צה”ל

Viewed: famous first video shows the Israeli delegation took care of more than 1,000 victims of the earthquake

תאריך: 19/08/2013, 17:11    
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל

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IDF video publisher, hominteri day, summarizes all the subjects of the home front command delegation to Haiti in 2009.

The delegation landed in the Caribbean nation three days after the quake, hitting 7.0 magnitude on the Richter scale and caused the deaths of over 200,000 people. A quarter of a million people were injured and a million left homeless. An IDF delegation, which was composed of rescuers and medical professionals, landed into total chaos. From this starting point, the delegation began to act in order to save as many lives while dealing with difficult ethical dilemmas.

The expedition led control unit of the national search and rescue (יחצ”א), special task and rescue the HFC, and during its stay in the devastated country is engaged in numerous rescue operations, the delegation also treated more than 1,000 injured.
In a field hospital established. Senior officers in the HFC and medical corps numbers that affect how they educate and young soldiers.

Over the years he left the IDF’s expeditions to disaster assistance in Armenia, Turkey, Japan, India, Mexico, Kenya, Ghana, etc.

Hominiteri International Day held annually at the initiative or on 12.4, aims “to honor the contribution of those who have worked to advance humanitarian goals.

Translated from Hebrew