Expert IDF Team Brings Israeli Aid to Phillipines Region
November 17, 2013
A 148 member IDF delegation has arrived in the Philippines to provide search, rescue, and medical services in the Typhoon-struck city of Tacloban, capital of the Leyte Province.
An advanced multi-department medical facility, equipped with approximately 100 tons of humanitarian and medical supplies from Israel, was rapidly established to provide medical care for disaster casualties. The facility includes a children’s department, a women’s department, an ambulatory care department and a general admission department, operated by IDF doctors, nurses, paramedics, pharmacists, mental health professionals, x-ray technician and lab workers.