Practice Relating to Rule 109. Search for, Collection and Evacuation of the Wounded, Sick and Shipwrecked
Benin’s Military Manual (1995) provides: “Combatants shall participate in the search for …and evacuation of the wounded and sick”.
The manual also instructs soldiers to “collect … the wounded and sick, whether friend or foe”.
The manual further provides: “As soon as the tactical situation permits, the wounded and sick shall be evacuated by the appropriate channel.”