Tag Archives: Galilee

United Hatzalah Tests Out New Sonar Device For Locating Drowning Victims Ahead of Swimming Season

On Monday, United Hatzalah completed its successful testing of the new Sonar device that is now fully operational aboard its ambuboat, Salty Mec II. The boat is the newest addition to its fleet of water rescue vehicles on the Kinneret … Continue reading

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This Man is Alive Because of You

Naor Cohen is a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT in Shlomi, a small town near Israel’s border with Lebanon. Cohen was recently alerted to an emergency that occurred in a nearby kibbutz. A man had suddenly lost consciousness. Dashing out of … Continue reading

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New Group Of Bedouin Women Become EMTs In Israel’s Galilee

A new team of 13 Bedouin women and four men from the Arab towns of Shibli and Umm al-Ghanam have just completed their training to become EMS first responders and respond to medical emergencies in their vicinity. The new graduates … Continue reading

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Towards Year’s End, United Hatzalah Sets Sights on Building up the Periphery

 With the end of the Gregorian calendar year quickly approaching, United Hatzalah, Israel’s national volunteer emergency services organization, is expanding its efforts in Israel’s periphery. Having graduated 140 new EMTs in the month of October, the organization has added to … Continue reading

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