Tag Archives: Haifa

Rescuing Residents From the Haifa Fires: A Personal Story of Heroism and Tragedy

On Thursday, Israel’s national volunteer emergency medical services (EMS) organization United Hatzalah mobilized over 600 volunteers from around the country to assist fire and rescue teams with evacuations and firefighting across the country. During the rescue and evacuation operations in … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Mobilizes Hundreds of EMS Volunteers to Respond to Fires Across Israel

More than 600 Hundred United Hatzalah volunteer EMS personnel assisted firefighters in evacuating residents in the Romema and Sapir neighborhoods of Haifa during a series of fires that blazed in those areas on Thursday morning. Residents who were still in … 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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Volunteer EMS personnel supporting local hospitals in Israel in a winning partnership

Six years ago, Israel’s volunteer emergency medical services (EMS) organization, United Hatzalah, made waves in Rambam hospital when they began a program that significantly cut down waiting times in the emergency room (ER) and helped ER nurses treat patients faster. … Continue reading

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Israel’s Rotary Clubs seek mutually beneficial partnership with volunteer EMS organization to help the community

Jacob Strulovich, Rotary Israel’s Director of Professional Development Programs, Rotary Israel’s Director of Professional Development Programs, has been dreaming of building closer connections with United Hatzalah, Israel’s national volunteer EMS rescue squad due to the commonalities shared by both organizations. … Continue reading

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