Haiyon

Israeli Teams At Work In Phillipines

Storm-battered nation grateful for medical and rescue work; Jewish fundraising reaches $1 million.

11/11/2013
Assistant Managing Editor
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After landing at the Phillipines' Cebu-Mactan Airport in an El Al plane, an Israeli team of some 200 medical and rescue personnel immediately set up an emergency hospital and began surveying the damage from Typhoon Haiyan from the air.

Israeli medical and rescue teams leave an El Al plane at Cebu Mactan Airport. Photo courtesy government of Israel
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