Israel Sends Second Delegation to Haiti

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JERUSALEM, Israel - A second Israeli delegation headed by Maj.-Gen. Yair Golan, OC Home Front Command, left for Haiti Monday night, with additional staff, medicine and equipment to assist in the relief efforts.

IDF Surgeon General Brig.-Gen. Nachman Ash, Health Ministry Director General Dr. Eitan Hai-Am and Dr. Danny Laor, director of the Health Ministry's emergency division, are part of the delegation.

Meanwhile on Tuesday afternoon, a six-year-old girl extricated from the rubble was brought to the IDF field hospital.

Click play for more with CBN News Reporter Dale Hurd on Israeli doctors helping in Haiti.

"A six-year-old girl, Jessica Hartelin, just pulled from the rubble by locals nearly six days after the earthquake, was rushed to our clinic [in the stadium] and treated by the IsraAID/FIRST medical team. She was saved. She will be transferred in the next few minutes to the Israel Defense Forces field hospital for further treatment," read a text message to the IsraAID office in Israel.

The first IDF medical team began treating survivors in a field hospital set up in the soccer stadium last Saturday. Since then, 300 patients have been admitted to the hospital, 90 life-saving operations performed, and five babies delivered, two of them premature.

IsraAID medical staff and volunteers from Los Angeles are also working at the field hospital, and IsraAID is assembling another 12-member team, scheduled to arrive next weekend.

Other medical teams working with the IDF staff include eight Columbian doctors and nurses, a 10-member British surgical team, and nine volunteers from Los Angelos.

On Monday, a team of Magen David Adom (Israel's national emergency rescue service) paramedics arrived in the Dominican Republic. They will be working at a field hospital in Haiti set up by the Norwegian Red Cross to supplement the IDF facility.

The Jerusalem Post contributed to this report.

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