One Year Later: Israeli Aid to Typhoon-Stricken Philippines

IDF Humanitarian Aid Delegation  to Philippines - November 2013. Credit: IDF.

IDF Humanitarian Aid Delegation – Philippines November 2013. Credit: IDF.

A team of Israelis provided a range of medical and other humanitarian services in November 2013.

  • The delegation consisted of 147 soldiers including medics and logistic personnel as well as search and rescue forces.
  • Over a time span of nearly two weeks, 2,686 patients, out of which 848 were children, were treated in the field hospital in Bogo City by IDF doctors.

Learn more about Operation Islands of Hope – The Israel Defense Force’s humanitarian aid delegation to the Philippines.

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