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Joint Training Drill Simulates Devastating Blaze At Housing Complex For the Disabled in Bnei Brak

On Monday morning in Bnei Brak, a joint training drill simulating the response of combined emergency services to a residential building fire at a housing complex for disabled youth was conducted by United Hatzalah, Fire and Rescue services, the Israeli … Continue reading

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Rescuing A Teen From A Pit With No Water

  Last week on Wednesday afternoon, a young teenager fell into an open pit approximately 4-5 meters deep at a construction site near the Kibbutz of Ma’ayan Baruch in the northern Galilee. His uncle called emergency services for help after … 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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Kinneret Emergency Training Drill Simulates Marine Rescue From Burning Boat

More than 40 volunteers from United Hatzalah participated in a training drill on the Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) that simulated a mass casualty incident on a burning tourist boat. The volunteers, who hailed from Tiberias (Tevaria) and the surrounding area … Continue reading

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Rehovot Fire Department, City and United Hatzalah Make Sick Child’s Dream Come True

Last week, a number of rescue organizations banded together with the city of Rehovot to make a sick child’s dream come true. A letter was received by United Hatzalah rescue service asking that they help a sick child feel first … Continue reading

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EMS Crews, Israeli Military and Fire and Rescue Department Conduct Collaborative Drill Mimicking MCI Missile Strike on Military Base

On Monday, United Hatzalah together with the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and Israel’s Fire and Rescue Department held a combined training drill which mimicked missile attack on a military base that resulted in a mass casualty incident (MCI).   The … Continue reading

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Fire and Rescue Department Commissioner: “Fire Fighters should Also Be EMTs”

Israel’s Fire and Rescue Department Commissioner Rav Tefser Dedi Simchi visited United Hatzalah headquarters last week to learn about how the two organizations can help each other. “I see it as an important goal that among the firefighters there should … Continue reading

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