Delegation to Japan
Following the earthquake that devastated many Japanese cities on March 11, 2011,the IDF sent a humanitarian delegation on March 27, 2011 to Miyagi, which sufferedgreat damage from the disaster.
The Israeli delegation remained on site for two weeks and treated over 220 patients.The majority of the equipment the IDF made in Japan was left for the benefit of theauthorities and local doctors.
Delegation to Colombia
In December 2010, the IDF and the Ministry of Defense took decided to send adelegation of IDF soldiers and officers to Colombia to aid victims of the heavy rains.The delegation brought 50 tons of equipment, including 20 tons of food, 5,000medical kits, 2,000 blankets, 1,000 ponchos, 1,000 mattresses and 100 tents. IDFsoldiers also assisted the Colombian military in distributing the equipment.
Delegation to Haiti
Only two days after the devastating earthquake in Haiti on January 12, 2010, Israelsent an aid delegation of 236 members, including 218 IDF soldiers.
A field hospital was quickly constructed on site, and patients were treatedimmediately. The Search and Rescue teams rescued dozens of victims trapped underrubble, treated 1,111 patients, and performed 317 surgeries and 16 successful births.
Delegation to Kenya
In 2006, following the collapse of a five-story building in the Kenyan capitalof Nairobi, Israel sent an 84-member delegation to help rescue survivors. Thedelegation also played a significant role in the supply of medical equipment. Duringthis operation, IDF soldiers rescued two trapped people and recovered sevenbodies.