Jewish Field Relief Unit in France En Route to Yugoslavia

The first Jewish field relief team to be sent to liberated Europe is presently in Marseille awaiting transportation to Yugoslaveia, Dr. Joseph Weill, of the central committee of the World OSE Union, announced here.

The team, which is a complete mobile health unit, consists of eleven persons headed by Prof. Skala, a Yugoslav. It carries its own supplies and equipment and its personnel includes doctors, nurses and technicians for medical and sanitation work.

The unit was organized in Switzerland by the OSE in conjunction with the Joint Distribution Committee and will work closely with the Yugoslav Red Cross. A second team is being assembled for service in Hungary and others will function in other East European countries. An effort is being made to include in each team nationals of the country in which it will work, Dr. Weill explained.

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