Category Archives: Education and training

United Hatzalah and IDF Homefront Command Train Muslim East-Jerusalem Volunteers In Earthquake Response

30 Muslim United Hatzalah volunteers from east Jerusalem underwent specialized rescue training by the IDF’s Home Front Command last week. The purpose of the training was to enable the volunteers, all fully trained medical first responders, to provide an initial … Continue reading

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Forest Fire In Givat Yearim Breaks Out Two Hours After A Simulated Forest Fire Training Drill Concluded in The Same Location

United Hatzalah volunteers have been dispatched and are currently on scene at a fire that broke out in the forest surrounding the town of Givat Yearim in the Jerusalem hills. This fire is quite near the location of the previous … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Receives Permit To Operate Mobile Intensive Care Ambulances Without A Doctor

United Hatzalah became only the second organization in Israel to receive permission from Israel’s Health Ministry to operate a mobile intensive care ambulance (MICU) without the oversight of a physician on board. According to Health Ministry regulations, all MICU ambulances … Continue reading

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Beit Shemesh Mayor Thanks United Hatzalah Following Successful Mass Casualty Incident Drill

On Wednesday night, United Hatzalah of Israel held a mass-casualty-incident drill that simulated a bridge collapsing on Highway 38. The drill took place at the National Police Academy in the industrial section of Beit Shemesh. Participating in the drill together … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Holds Combined Mass Casualty Incident Training Just Days After The Mass Casualty Incident in Meron

On Tuesday night, just five days after the Meron tragedy, United Hatzalah held a mass-casualty-incident (MCI) training drill in the northern city of Kiryat Shmona. The drill simulated a motor vehicle accident involving two minibusses that left 30 people of … Continue reading

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Saving a Life In The Building Where I Was Standing

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Lior Eskenasy was riding his ambucycle down Ha’Amoraim Street in Holon just before 1:00 a.m. on Monday morning when all of a sudden he received an emergency alert of a medical emergency in the building right … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Holds Commemorative Ceremony for the Fallen in the Meron Tragedy

President and Founder of United Hatzalah Eli Beer did during the event which took place at the Toldos Aharon section of Meron in front of 300 volunteer first responders and family members of the fallen: “When I first heard the … Continue reading

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Surprise Joint Training Exercise Between United Hatzalah and the Galilee Medical Center Held in Nahariya

On Tuesday night, United Hatzalah together in partnership with the Galilee Medical Center, security forces, and the Municipality of Nahariya, held a joint training exercise on the beach promenade in the southern part of the city. The purpose of the … Continue reading

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First Aid Training Center Opened By United Hatzalah in Kfar Qassem

Zim Urban Life Corporation, under the auspices of Rani Zim, assisted United Hatzalah to build its new regional training and activity center in the Zim Urban Life business center in Kfar Qassem. The corporation invested in the initiative in order … Continue reading

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