Capt. Barak Raz, head of the North American Desk of the Foreign Press Branch, describes the IDF’s lifesaving efforts in Haiti. As of 4:30 PM Wednesday (20/1/10), the IDF field hospital treated over 380 patients and completed over 140 surgeries. Approximately 50 patients were hospitalized, 7 babies were delivered (2 premature), and 12 deaths occurred at the hospital.
- The IDF will continue to assist the searches by any and all means needed 59 minutes ago
- As part of the rescue effort, Oketz Unit & Yahalom Unit troops arrived at the scene as well. Additionally, the Comm… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 1 hour ago
- In response, IDF medical troops, 3 Yas'ur (CH-53) helicopters, 2 Yanshuf (UH-60 Black Hawk) helicopters, search & r… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 1 hour ago
- Earlier this afternoon, a report was received regarding a group of youth being swept away in a flood in Nahal Tzafit in southern Israel 1 hour ago