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The mobilization was organized by Magen David Adom (Israel's Red Cross equivalent), backed fully by MDA's American support organization ARMDI
, American Red Magen David for Israel, which has established its own emergency relief campaign in the US.
"MDA is known to every Israeli for being their to save lives during times of emergency," said an ARMDI
representative in New York City, "The impulse to provide some relief to the victims of this horrible tragedy gripped the Israeli public, and MDA was able to translate those feelings into instant tangible assistance."