Security/Emergency Information

Peres thanks Israel’s rescue team in Haiti

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Published: 01.19.10, 18:15 / Israel News

President places phone call to members of Israeli aid delegation at field hospital they set up in Port-au-Prince to express his appreciation. ‘You are people’s defense force,’ he says. Yediot Ahronot report.

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CNN’s Elizabeth Cohen visits a Haiti hospital where patients are desperate for better medical care.

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National Child Stress Network Resources: Earthquakes

Paula G. Panzer, MD, Director of the Martha K. Selig Educational Institute & Center for Trauma Program Innovation at the Jewish Board of Family & Children’s Services, recommends materials from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network.

They were written by experts, for this crisis, with a culturally appropriate lens and review team (the Creole translation is in the works. Check out their information and materials.

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IDF Home Front chief heads to Haiti with reinforcements

OC Home Front Command Maj.-Gen. Yair Golan left Monday night to head a second IDF delegation to assist the ongoing relief efforts in Haiti, and will deliver staff reinforcements and additional medicine and equipment to the field hospital in Port-au-Prince. Jerusalem Post report.

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Israeli medical unit in Haiti: Where will orphans go?

Lone baby and young girl with broken leg among many injured being treated at IDF hospital. Staff: So many orphans arrive here but where will they go afterwards? Adults also find themselves homeless. Yedioth Ahronoth reports from Port-au-Prince.

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