The sun rises over the Dead Sea, Israel
Heatwave heading towards Israel: What precautions should be taken?

Extreme heat could pose a serious health risk for at-risk populations, including the elderly, people with cardio-vesicular diseases and young children.

Fire in Rahat, May 20, 2020
Israel hit by wildfires, heatstroke amid extreme heatwave

Residents of an immigrant absorption center in Beersheba are living through the heatwave without air conditioning

Technion child safety system installed in the vehicle.
Researchers find solution to help prevent leaving babies in cars

According to the safety organization Kids and Cars, an average of 37 American children die each year in hot cars.

Thousands flock to Tel Aviv beaches during April 22 heat wave.
Unseasonable, extreme heatwave expected to hit the country

The Health Ministry warned in a statement that low humidity and high winds are expected with temperatures predicted to soar above 40 degrees Celsius in most parts of the country.

IDF soldiers of the Duvdevan Unit
Three IDF soldiers injured in training exercise

"I thought the IDF learned a lesson from my son's death," said Ayelet Sela, the mother of the soldier who passed away from heat stroke in 2015, "but this event tells me that it was not enough. "

tel avvi beach summer
Spring has sprung with signs of summer heat

Magen David Adom released a series of precautions for Israelis and tourists for the warmer months.

August 16, 2017: Playground squabble

We in Israel are sweltering under a heat wave. There have also been heat waves in Europe, parts of the United States and other places.

IDF Gaza
IDF soldier passes out during training exercise

Two IDF soldiers have died this year from heatstroke.

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