Pictures of Israels Defence Forces helping around the world

By Yossi Aloni |

It should by now come as no surprise that when disaster struck the United States, Mexico and several Caribbean nations in the form of hurricanes and a massive earthquake, Israel was there to help, in disproportionate fashion. “Responding to six consecutive disasters, while continuing to run long-term programs in 16 countries, is a significant challenge,” said Navonel Glick, co-CEO of IsraAID, which sent aid teams to Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico immediately after hurricanes devastated those regions.

IsraAid and the State of Israel also dispatched teams to Mexico, which had been hit by its strongest earthquake since 1985. Just 36 hours...

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