The young people of Israel, deeply moved by the plight of the Kosovar
refugees, made a unique "Made-in-Israel" contribution to the international
Victims in India
An Israeli aid mission, numbering about 150 personnel, departed on
January 29 in five Israeli Air Force aircraft to the area of the recent
earthquake in western India.
in El Salvador
In January 2001, the Israeli Foreign Ministry dispatched a medical
team and a shipment of medicines and medical supplies to assist the victims
of the earthquake in El Salvador. Leading the delegation were the Director
of the Foreign Ministry's Latin America Division, Mr. Alex Ben-Zvi, and
the Director of the Schneider Hospital Trauma Center, Dr. Yehezkel Waisman.
Victims in South America (1998)
In response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Mitch, the Ministry
of Foreign Affairs has decided to extend emergency medical aid to Honduras,
Nicaragua, El Salvador and Guatemala. Upon the request of local authorities,
medical aid teams and supplies have been sent to Honduras and Nicaragua.
Additional medical supplies were airlifted to El Salvador and Guatemala.