vintage and contemporary postcards and stamps from around the world

14 February 2016

Sunday Stamps II - 61

2011, Israel - Rescue Forces
designer: Achva Kahana

This stamp celebrates the men and women of Israel's rescue forces who devote their time and energy to training and preparation in anticipation of an emergency situation - a natural disaster, accident, acts of terrorism or war - where their services might be needed. Members of the various rescue forces are responsible for evacuating the injured from the scene of an event, providing life saving treatment and speedy transfer to hospital as well as protecting the public from law breakers and terrorists. Many volunteers are active in each of the rescue organizations.

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Chris Overstreet said...

I can only imagine the types of contingencies for which they must train.

Bob Scotney said...

There must be many countries that have such rescue services these days. Take away the Red Cross and I don't think I have seen commemorative stamps such as this.

Joy said...

Great design, rescue forces do an amazing job all over the world, I imagine Israel's are a crack team.

FinnBadger said...

I love this design.

Ana said...

you really nailed it here with the red theme...I coudnt have asked for a redder stamp I think! Awesome!!