Col. Ramtin Sabati, who commands the National Rescue Unit, and deputy Medical Corps chief Col. Dudu Dagan, will supervise the operation.
From the JPost
Philippine Ambassador to Israel Generoso D.G. Calonge expressed appreciation on Tuesday for the assistance Israel has offered to his storm-ravaged country, saying it made him “so happy.”The American Jewish community is also mobilizing, and is collecting donations for relief efforts . Donations can be sent to:
“I can’t describe the feeling right now... that my host country cares about our stricken people,” he told The Jerusalem Post.
Typhoon Haiyan Relief Fund,
The Jewish Federations of North America,
Wall Street Station, PO Box 148, New York, NY 10268
The American Joint Distribution Comittee will ship food, shelter, hygiene and medical supplies through its partners, the Afya Foundation and Catholic Relief Services and will also be provide "School in a Box" kits for temporary classrooms for displaced children through its ongoing partnership with UNICEF.
JDC P.O. Box 4124 New York, NY 10163
Make check payable to JDC.
Please write “Typhoon Haiyan Relief” on your check.
Additionally, you can donate directly to IsraAID's efforts here. You can donate in dollars (change the currency at the drop-down box from NIS to USD).
For live-updates of Israeli efforts in the Philippines check out the IDF blog. They make us proud.