Israel Embassy donates 20 cows to vulnerable households in Rwanda’s Gisagara District; Israel sends to Nepal respirators, oxygen generators, and advanced protective equipment; and much more!
By Michael Ordman
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Cows for Rwanda
The Israeli Embassy has donated 20 cows to vulnerable households in Rwanda’s Gisagara District. Gisagara’s Mayor thanked Israel, saying “90% of Gisagara’s population are farmers and cows are vital in the development of the sector.” Israel previously donated 22 cows in Rwanda’s Nyamasheke District.
Coronavirus aid to Nepal
Israel has sent to Nepal respirators, oxygen generators, and advanced protective equipment. Its donors included the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the IsraAid organization, the Sheba Medical Center, and the Israel-Nepal Chamber of Commerce.
Fire-fighting aid to Cyprus
A joint Israeli Air Force and Fire and Rescue Services delegation has been sent to fight the worst forest fire in Cyprus’ history. It includes several Lockheed C-130 Hercules aircraft, as well as two firefighting Air Tractor aircrafts of the Elad Aerial rescue unit.
Supporting Philippines’ vaccination program
An Israeli Ministry of Health medical team flew to the Philippines to support the country’s Anti-Covid Response and Vaccination Program. They helped fine-tune the vaccination rollout based on Israel’s successful experience and shared Israel’s best practices fighting Covid-19.
A record seven women completed the latest Israeli Border Police officer-training course. Two were cited for outstanding performance, including Inspector Maayan Sadeh, who said: “I’m more than proud to be serving in a corps whose values are based on equality of opportunity.
A simple tip that could save your child
No need for hi-tech solutions. United Hatzalah’s Eli Beer gives summer safety advice for parents who drive an automatic, to remember not to leave their child in a hot car.
First Moroccan Air Force plane lands in Israel
In preparation for an international drill set to take place in Israel, a Royal Moroccan Air Force C-130 arrived at the Israeli Air Force’s Hatzor base. This was the first time an air force plane belonging to the Northern African country landed in the Jewish state.
Water from the air to the Navaho Nation
Israel’s Watergen has installed a GEN-M water from the air generator in the Hard Rock community of the Navajo Nation. The pilot project, when extended, will help many of the 10,000 families across Navajo Nation who lack access to running water.
Turning on the tap in a Tanzanian village
Watch the celebrations as over 3,200 residents of Majengo Tanzania have clean running water for the first time, thanks to Israeli NGO Innovation: Africa.
Israel offers help to Lebanon
Amidst Lebanon’s economic crisis, Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz declared that Israel is prepared to offer financial assistance to its northern neighbor. “As an Israeli, as a Jew and as a human being, my heart aches seeing the images of people going hungry on the streets of Lebanon”.
Leaders of Tomorrow
As announced in March several young Emiratis, Bahrainis, and Moroccans came to Israel on a weeklong “Leaders of Tomorrow mission to Israel”. They saw the hi-tech innovation ecosystem, diversity and integration, Israeli art, culture, history food, religious centers, and more.
Israel’s aid work in Miami
Israel’s Defense Ministry extended by a week the IDF’s Home Front Command mission helping rescue efforts at the Champlain Towers South apartment complex in Surfside Miami. Their presence has been a major comfort to the families of the victims. The IDF’s 3D models also helped rescuers.
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