The Israeli Embassy in Manila handed over to the Red cross Philippine daily necessities, medical supplies and food to assist the residents in Marawi city.
The cost of the aid package amounted to $ 1 million.
According to the Israeli Ambassador Ephraim Ben-Matityahu, Prime Minister and foreign Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered to provide all possible assistance to the people of the city, which became the area of fighting with the terrorists of the «Islamic state of».
Among other things, Israel gave the Philippines the suction apparatus, portable inhalers, devices for ECG, dopplerometry, polarimetry, oxygen cylinders, kits first aid, medications, etc.
Recall that the city of Marawi in Mindanao was captured a few weeks ago a group of militants «Islamic state», numbering up to 500 people.
During the fighting between militants and government forces a significant part of the city with a population of 200 thousand people was destroyed. Many residents were killed or injured.