Inside the Israeli ‘War Room’ Rescuing Ukrainians Under Bombardment

In a southern Israeli city, volunteers take endless phone calls, pore over maps and keep up with train schedules to get as many people out of Ukraine as they can

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The Ukraine war room in Ashdod.
The Ukraine war room in Ashdod, southern Israel. Credit: Ofer Vaknin
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An elderly woman, who fled from Ukraine, sits in her wheelchair and waits for assistance after she arrived at the train station in Zahony, Hungary, on Monday.Credit: AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic



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