Tag Archives: Mass Casualty Incident

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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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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The Importance of Always Having Backup When Needed

Two months ago, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Salah Majad was in his home in the village of Beit Hanina, celebrating a family event, when he received an emergency alert to a nearby car accident. The report from dispatch that came … Continue reading

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Treating a Mass Casualty Incident Alone

One recent evening, I went to visit my mother-in-law. I was suddenly alerted to a mass-casualty-incident in the region resulting from a violent feud between clans. I apologized to my mother-in-law, rushed out to my motorcycle, and started riding to … Continue reading

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Israeli Expertise Used To Train India and Sri Lanka First Responders

The AJC and United Hatzalah are teaming up to train first responders in India and Sri Lanka in mass casualty incidents and disaster management. The mission, which is being funded by the AJC, is bringing five experts from United Hatzalah … Continue reading

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Collaborative Terror Drill Held in Tevaria’s IDF Conscription Base

Last Wednesday, Ambulance Merizan and United Hatzalah joined forces with the local and national police forces in a combined drill that simulated a terror attack in the city of Tevaria, Israel’s largest city on the Kineret, or Sea of Galilee. … 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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