Category Archives: Japan 2011

IDF medical aid delegation to Japan in the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami, 2011.

Stretching a Helping Hand: IDF Aid Delegations

On December 5, the international community marked International Volunteer Day, a day that recognizes the contribution of volunteers. The IDF values the act of volunteering, and therefore sends its reserve soldiers on search and rescue missions abroad. IDF reserve soldiers rescue a Haitian … Continue reading

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Nevatim Air Force Base Receives IDF Aid Delegation Returning from Japan

The IDF aid delegation to Japan has landed at the Nevatim air force base and was greeted by the IDF Chief of the General Staff, Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz, GOC Home Front Command, Maj. Gen. Yair Golan and IDF Surgeon … Continue reading

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IDF Aid Delegation to Japan Returns Home

The IDF Aid Delegation to Japan has completed its mission will be returning to Israel. The members of the delegation are returning after providing medical care to the residents of Minamisanriku (in the Miyagi Prefecture) and its vicinity over the … Continue reading

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IDF Doctors Treat New Mothers and Their Babies in Minamisanriku

Yuki Satu, 24, a new mother staying at an aid population center in Minamisanriku, gave birth to a girl six weeks ago by a Cesarean section. Due to the tsunami, Yuki had been unable to go to a gynecologist for … Continue reading

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IDF Aid Delegation to Japan Opens Medical Clinic

The IDF Home Front Command and Medical Corps. Aid delegation to Japan opened an advanced medical clinic this morning. The opening ceremony was preceded by a minute of silence in honor of those who perished in the natural disaster. The … Continue reading

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