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ZAKA trains women from Deir al-Asad in CPR, first aid

The course also gave instruction regarding the coronavirus pandemic, and how to attend to and stymie the spread of infections.

Israeli and Palestinian firefighters practice saving lives together

The exercise was held at the Rishon Lezion Firefighting and Rescue School and led by the head of the facility.

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.

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.

Beit Shemesh Fire

Fire in Beit Shemesh, rescue teams responding

So far no casualties have been reported in the incident.


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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