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IDF aid planes land in Nepal, rescue teams to begin searches, set up field hospital
In addition to 260 soldiers who will take part in the search and rescue effort, 95 tons of medical supplies will be used set up a filed hospital to treat the disaster’s injured.
IDF SOLDIERS, members of an aid delegation, prepare their equipment as they wait for a flight to Nepal at Ben-Gurion Airport. (photo credit:REUTERS)
Answering the need for Nepal’s Humanitarian aid, IDF planes laden with with emergency supplies landed in the disaster-stricken Himalayan state throughout the night and on Tuesday morning.
According to an official statement from the IDF, a contingent of 260 soldiers and future officers have arrived and will begin search and rescue efforts.
In addition to the much needed injection of man-power, 95 tons of medical and logistical equipment also arrived with the airborne convoy, including critical material that will be used to set up field hospitals that will treat those injured as a result of the earthquake.