first aid

NCSY youth receive a medallion marking "their first lives saved."
Teens to the rescue: American youth on volunteer trip save Israeli lives

These teens are part of a month-long summer program, a partnership between the Orthodox Union’s NCSY Summer and United Hatzalah.

Dramatic rescue of man trapped in Jerusalem area flooding - watch

Flooding caused by Thursday's heavy rain turned the road into a rushing stream of water.

By BEN BRESKY , ALON EINHORN
01/03/2019
United Hatzalah, baby
New United Hatzalah Midwives Unit delivers emergency birth

“It was a very moving experience to be able to be there for this woman in the critical moments," said United Hatzalah Midwives Unit volunteer Ruthie Printz.

By BEN BRESKY
28/01/2019
Beit Shemesh Fire
Fire in Beit Shemesh, rescue teams responding

So far no casualties have been reported in the incident.

By MAARIV ONLINE
02/11/2018
Off-duty medic waiting in post office line saves choking baby

United Hatzalah's national dispatch center received an emergency call just after 1 p.m. about the toddler in trouble, but it was Yossi Dvir who first arrived on the scene.

United Hatzalah paramedics practice CPR on a volunteer.
Only 10% of Israelis know how to properly administer CPR

The study was aimed at discovering how well the general populace of Israel could respond to a medical emergency that they came across before emergency responders could arrive.

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