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3,700 Volunteers Reported to Have Arrived in Israel; Include 166 Physicians

The World Zionist executive was told yesterday that some 3,700 volunteers for non-combatant work have come to Israel since the current crisis started, including 166 doctors and 44 nurses.

Eliahu Dobkin, of the Jewish Agency executive, reported that the volunteers had been sent to 177 different villages. The largest number — 1,030 — came from Britain, he said, followed in order by volunteers from France, South Africa, Canada and the United States, from which 210 came.