The IDF's rescue teams continued to help comb the rubble for survivors with the help of sniffer dogs who were busy at work trying to locate survivors following the devastating earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday.
The rescue teams are operating under the command of the Nepalese military, which is directing them to various sites.
In addition to the search and rescue efforts, Israel opened a field hospital in Kathmandu on Wednesday to help treat the thousands of Nepalese
“There are more than 200 medical nurses and other logistic staff here,” Ambassador to Nepal Yaron Mayer said.
The IDF said the hospital has the capacity to treat 200 patients a day. It has an independent infrastructure and includes 50 tons of medical equipment. It has a range of wards and 125 personnel who include trained and experienced medical staff, the IDF added.