Tag Archives: Kinneret

Blessings From The Sky – United Hatzalah’s Tiberias Chapter Introduces Aquatic Rescue Drone

Last month, United Hatzalah’s Tiberias chapter received a special life-saving tool, a brand new aquatic rescue drone. The new drone is powerful enough that it is capable of carrying and safely dropping life preservers for drowning victims anywhere in the … Continue reading

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Pre-Shabbat Tragedy Prevented on The Kinneret

 On Friday afternoon around 3:30 in the afternoon, a young woman who was wearing a lifejacket began to swim away from the beaches in Tiberias in order to enjoy the cool water of the Kinneret. After swimming for a short … 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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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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