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27 Oct 2010 description

Since January 16, IsraAID teams have been providing essential services to thousands affected by the earthquake.

IsraAID - The Israel Forum for International Humanitarian Aid - will send a team to Haiti this coming Thursday night to assess the progress of its programs in the field. It will also present its work in Haiti - through a unique exhibit using the IDF hospital tent - at the upcoming Jewish General Assembly in New Orleans.

The team is preparing to meet the cholera outbreak which threatens to reach Port au Prince and its outskirts causing the death of over 200 people.

21 Sep 2010 description

One of the first to send humanitarian aid to Haiti following the earthquake that ravaged the country, Israel and its NGOs are still there - committed for the long haul.

By Sue Galant

If you ask Israeli trauma expert Dr. Ruvie Rogel, to describe the biggest problem in Haiti today, he tells you that despite the abundance of aid, on the surface very little has changed.

It's been eight months since the 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti, killing an estimated 230,000 people, injuring 300,000, and leaving 1 million homeless.

25 Jul 2010 description

Israel is eager to contribute its professional experience and expertise in answer to the UN's call to aid Haiti.

(Communicated by the MFA Spokesperson)

At the initiative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and in full cooperation with the Israel Police, a group of 14 Israeli police officers will soon leave for Haiti.

25 Jan 2010 description

A rescue team was sent to the Haiti UN headquarters to assist in rescuing survivors. Patient are being treated at the field hospital.

The first Israeli delegation landed in the capital of Port-Au-Prince on Friday evening (15 January) and established its operation center in a soccer field near the airport. On Tuesday night (Jan. 19), an additional team joined the IDF forces operating in Haiti since the earthquake, consisting of GOC of the Home Front Command, Maj. Gen. Yair Golan, CEO of the Ministry of Health, Dr. Eitan Hai-Am, and the Chief Medical officer, Brig. Gen. Nahman Esh.

20 Jan 2010 description

A rescue team was sent to the Haiti UN headquarters to assist in rescuing survivors. Patient are being treated at the field hospital.

The Israeli delegation landed in the capital of Port-Au-Prince on Friday evening (15 January) and established its operation center in a soccer field near the airport.

On Tuesday night (Jan. 19), an additional team joined the IDF forces operating in Haiti since last week's earthquake, consisting of GOC of the Home Front Command, Maj. Gen. Yair Golan, CEO of the Ministry of Health, Dr. Eitan Hai-Am, and the Chief Medical officer, Brig. Gen.

17 Jan 2010 description

A rescue team was sent to the Haiti UN headquarters to assist in rescuing survivors. Patient are being treated at the field hospital.

The Israeli delegation landed in the capital of Port-Au-Prince on Friday evening (15 January) and established its operation center in a soccer field near the airport.

Two teams, comprised of search and rescue personnel and canine operators from the IDF canine unit were sent out on rescue missions. The first team was sent to the Haiti UN headquarters in order to assist in rescuing survivors.

14 Jan 2010 description

A 220-person delegation, headed by Ministry of Foreign Affairs officials, will leave Thursday evening (14 January 2010) for Port-au-Prince.

(Communicated by the Foreign Ministry Spokesman)

Israel wishes to express its solidarity with the Government and people of Haiti during this great disaster. We send our condolences to the families of the casualties, and wish the injured a speedy recovery.

Israel is doing all in its power to help the people of Haiti cope with the disaster in their country.

13 Jan 2010 description

The delegation will examine the possibilities of offering aid following the earthquake there.

(Communicated by the Prime Minister's Media Adviser)

Following the tragic earthquake in Haiti, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today (Wednesday), 13 January 2010, ordered Defense Ministry, Foreign Ministry and Public Security Ministry officials to quickly consider how to render humanitarian assistance to the Caribbean nation.