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City Transformer and United Hatzalah Strike Partnership To Bring Faster, More Mobile, EMS Care To Israel’s Cities

A new partnership deal was struck between United Hatzalah and City Transformer, a company that makes all-electric compact vehicles for city centers. The agreement will see the EMS organization become the first corporate customer of the innovative urban vehicle. According … Continue reading

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Leaving In The Middle Of A Conversation With G-d – To Save a Life

Holon- Moshe Samira was praying at his local synagogue in Holon recently when he felt the vibration of the emergency application on his United Hatzalah communication device. Quickly lifting the device to his ear, he heard the muted call from the … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah’s Women’s Unit Holds Mass Casualty (MCI) Incident Training Drill

On Tuesday evening in the valley of Emek Ha’Arazim between Mevaseret and Jerusalem, United Hatzalah of Israel held a mass casualty incident (MCI) training exercise for its women’s unit. The simulated drill scenario, which was planned in July, was surprisingly … Continue reading

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Quick Acting First Responders Prevent Injuries After Car Fire Erupts In Holon Near Residential Building

A parked car erupted in flames at around 1:00 in the morning on Tuesday on HaTayasim street in a Holon neighborhood. The explosion was seemingly caused by a gas leak. The flaming car was parked in a lot adjacent to … Continue reading

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Olim Find Purpose and Community Volunteering With United Hatzalah

As part of our Year Of The Volunteer project, we will be highlighting volunteers from across the country who give of themselves and their time to help others each and every day. It is time to recognize these heroes for … Continue reading

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“In the Name of Her Husband”

About two years ago, Avishalom Yankovitz, a volunteer from United Hatzalah, died suddenly. He left behind his wife, Rivka (37), and their ten children, who live in Ashdod. Rivka decided to continue on the path of her husband and volunteer … Continue reading

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The Importance of Having Properly Trained Mental Health Personnel Respond To Emergencies

One of the programs offered by United Hatzalah to the public free of charge is the Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit (PCRU). The unit is tasked with responding to any medical emergency wherein a person involved, or even a bystander … Continue reading

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Early Morning CPR Saves a Life in Be’er Sheva on Sunday

Early Sunday morning at around 1:00 a.m., a man in his 70s collapsed in his home on Har Boker Street. The man’s son called emergency services for help when he found his father unconscious, not breathing, and without a pulse. … Continue reading

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Saving A Choking Woman in Kiryat Ata

On Monday morning at approximately 10:00 a.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Naftali Rotenberg, who also volunteers as the director of the organization’s Carmel region, was working in his office in Kiryat Ata when he was notified that a 70-year-old woman … Continue reading

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Saving A Life Outside Of A Medical Clinic – EMTs in Dimona rush to save a heart attack victim after he collapsed outside of a doctor’s office

On Tuesday morning, just after 11:00 a.m., a man went to the doctor on Leon Birenbo’im Street in Dimona complaining of chest pains. After checking the man’s vital signs the doctor urged the man to go to the hospital for … Continue reading

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